[cc-devel] Status of the official CC Wordpress plugin

BjornW burobjorn at gmail.com
Fri Jul 26 10:08:00 EDT 2013


Hi Tarmo,

Ahum *shame* I totally forgot about the plugin. I'm sorry and will have
a look into it. My apologizes.

grtz
BjornW



On 26-07-13 14:47, Tarmo Toikkanen wrote:
> What's happened so far:
>
> Haven't heard any comments from BjornW yet. I contacted the original
> author, first CTO Nathan Yergler, but even he is unable to make
> changes to the existing plugin in Wordpress Codex, since the account
> is keyed to his now nonexistent @creativecommons.org mail account. And
> the current CTO, Nathan Kinkade, just left CC, so we're in a bit of an
> impasse. I sent email to Dan to see if he can help recover the email
> confirmation message that would allow someone to edit the plugin, but
> he hasn't responded - probably busy with many other things.
>
> I'm happy doing my own thing with the plugin, but I'm still thinking
> it would make sense to have a concerted effort and rebuild the
> official plugin and to get it to be available on wordpress.com blogs.
> This will not happen unless the CC as an organization is behind the
> plugin. But I guess technical work is a bit stalled right now due
> personnel changes.
>
> -- 
> Tarmo Toikkanen
> tarmo at iki.fi
> http://tarmo.fi
>
> On Wednesday 24. 07 2013 at 13.36, Maarten Zeinstra wrote:
>
>> Hi Tarmo,
>>
>> How are you doing with you wp-cc-plugin? Happy to help when you have
>> specific questions.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Maarten
>> -- 
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>> +31205756720 | m +31643053919 | @mzeinstra
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Jul 8, 2013, at 9:35 , BjornW <burobjorn at gmail.com
>> <mailto:burobjorn at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks, I've forked it to my repos & 'll have a look.
>>>
>>> grtz
>>> BjornW
>>>
>>> On 06-07-13 18:49, Tarmo Toikkanen wrote:
>>>> Hi Bjorn! I pushed my edits to a github repository
>>>> here: https://github.com/tarmot/wp-cc-plugin/tree/tarmo-mods
>>>> The plugin is still named according to the original License, so it
>>>> will conflict with it and cannot be published on WP codex as it is.
>>>> But you should be able to give it a go.
>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Tarmo Toikkanen
>>>> tarmo at iki.fi <mailto:tarmo at iki.fi>
>>>> http://tarmo.fi
>>>>
>>>> On Friday 5. 07 2013 at 22.59, BjornW wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi Tarmo,
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm a WordPress plugin developer myself and I'm willing to help
>>>>> out. For
>>>>> instance with testing. Do you have your code somewhere online, like
>>>>> Github or some other place where we can check it out and perhaps send
>>>>> patches / pull requests?
>>>>>
>>>>> grtz
>>>>> BjornW
>>>>>
>>>>> On 05-07-13 21:49, Tarmo Toikkanen wrote:
>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm new to the list, but did check the archives back at least 2 years
>>>>>> and did not see any mention of this. So here goes:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> There's a Wordpress plugin that is listed in the CC
>>>>>> wiki: http://wiki.creativecommons.org/WpLicense
>>>>>> However, WpLicense hasn't been updated since 2007. It's well done,
>>>>>> since it still works. However, it is very limited in its
>>>>>> behavior. Does anyone know if there's already people looking at
>>>>>> resuming development of that plugin?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> What I've needed is a plugin that works for a multi-author blog,
>>>>>> where
>>>>>> each author may have a separate license in use, and where certainly
>>>>>> the attribution generated in the CC license should reflect each
>>>>>> post's
>>>>>> real author.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The best plugin I've found is License, which also is outdated and a
>>>>>> bit buggy: http://wordpress.org/plugins/license/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I've updated it myself to work better in non-US contexts and fixing
>>>>>> bugs. It allows for a default CC license for the blog, a default
>>>>>> license for each author, and post-specific licenses that override
>>>>>> those defaults. The widgets and short codes display correct
>>>>>> post-specific author names in the RDF and HTML.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm planning on publishing my fixed version of "License" to the
>>>>>> Wordpress codex. But I'm wondering what the best approach would be in
>>>>>> terms of WpLicense and what others are planning or wanting to do.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -- 
>>>>>> Tarmo Toikkanen
>>>>>> Creative Commons Finland
>>>>>> tarmo at iki.fi <mailto:tarmo at iki.fi>
>>>>>> http://tarmo.fi
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>>>> -- 
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