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ait says

Thanks for opening this thread. I already posted my question to notes site, but probably not so many people read it.

What will be the price difference between 100% GPL items and split licensed items? Could you please let us know more details what is planned? This change will affect all existing authors and change the game a little bit. Thanks.

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KrownThemes says

Surprised by the results but kudos to Collis and Envato for deciding to offer a GPL option based on the survey. And I especially appreciate that it will be optional :)

Yeah, i was also really surprised that so many people would opt for 100% GPL. Maybe they did not understand that if they do that, others can purchase their themes and resell them as they are..

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rvision_ says


Surprised by the results but kudos to Collis and Envato for deciding to offer a GPL option based on the survey. And I especially appreciate that it will be optional :)
Yeah, i was also really surprised that so many people would opt for 100% GPL. Maybe they did not understand that if they do that, others can purchase their themes and resell them as they are..

Same here. Surprised.

“Don’t know” is also an interesting anwer…

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ait says


Surprised by the results but kudos to Collis and Envato for deciding to offer a GPL option based on the survey. And I especially appreciate that it will be optional :)
Yeah, i was also really surprised that so many people would opt for 100% GPL. Maybe they did not understand that if they do that, others can purchase their themes and resell them as they are..

We can make a bet how fast there will be a “themeforestbundles.com” site selling a bunch of 100% GPL themes for a fraction of their price. And yes, 100% legally.

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Surprised by the results but kudos to Collis and Envato for deciding to offer a GPL option based on the survey. And I especially appreciate that it will be optional :)
Yeah, i was also really surprised that so many people would opt for 100% GPL. Maybe they did not understand that if they do that, others can purchase their themes and resell them as they are..
We can make a bet how fast there will be a “themeforestbundles.com” site selling a bunch of 100% GPL themes for a fraction of their price. And yes, 100% legally.

Cool idea! I should reserve the domain as quick as possible! :D

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VF says

When someone opts-in for full GPL, it would be better to show them few lines of friendly hints:

- By choosing this License, you are agreeing your buyer to upload/distribute the exact same Template on ThemeForest or elsewhere.
- Please be aware that sending DMCA take down notices towards such implementation has the possibility to end-up paying penalties to the buyer for any damages caused.
- Most probably your buyer will distribute it along with many other themes as bundle for the price of $15.

:P

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ait says




Surprised by the results but kudos to Collis and Envato for deciding to offer a GPL option based on the survey. And I especially appreciate that it will be optional :)
Yeah, i was also really surprised that so many people would opt for 100% GPL. Maybe they did not understand that if they do that, others can purchase their themes and resell them as they are..
We can make a bet how fast there will be a “themeforestbundles.com” site selling a bunch of 100% GPL themes for a fraction of their price. And yes, 100% legally.
Cool idea! I should reserve the domain as quick as possible! :D

You’re pretty fast ;)

Domain Name: THEMEFORESTBUNDLES.COM
Updated Date: 05-mar-2013
Creation Date: 05-mar-2013
Expiration Date: 05-mar-2014
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KrownThemes says





Surprised by the results but kudos to Collis and Envato for deciding to offer a GPL option based on the survey. And I especially appreciate that it will be optional :)
Yeah, i was also really surprised that so many people would opt for 100% GPL. Maybe they did not understand that if they do that, others can purchase their themes and resell them as they are..
We can make a bet how fast there will be a “themeforestbundles.com” site selling a bunch of 100% GPL themes for a fraction of their price. And yes, 100% legally.
Cool idea! I should reserve the domain as quick as possible! :D
You’re pretty fast ;) Domain Name: THEMEFORESTBUNDLES.COM Updated Date: 05-mar-2013 Creation Date: 05-mar-2013 Expiration Date: 05-mar-2014

You got me! :D

It’s still available!

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VF says

Sorry for elongating offtopic,

AllThemes15DollarWithoutSupport.com

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candeed says

Hi, anyone know how big wordpress theme companies outside Themeforest deal with license? (Like ‘W’themes, ‘EL’Theme, ‘Y’theme, etc..)

Do they sell their wp themes under GPL too?

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