JED Entries License Checklist
To be approved and listed in JED an entry must be verified in a 4 steps checklist process
- You are now in the third step
List C1 - GPL license verification
|1||Project site lists non-GPL Joomla! extensions?|| No!
|2||Project site display other software (not Joomla! extensions) that have other licenses?||Yes|
|3||Submitted as GPL license?||Yes!|
|4||Submitted as GPL compatible license?|| Maybe
|5||Submitted as Other for license?|| Maybe
List C2 - General terms and conditions verification
List C2.1 - Will it be listed in the JED? NO
|1||Encryption for some or all files?||See C2.3.8|
|2||PHP Decoder required (ionCube or other)?||No|
|3||Limit use per domain/installation?||No|
|4||Limit code modifications?||No|
|5||Limit distribution of extension?||No|
|6||Require a nondisclosure agreement?||No|
|7||Limit usage of non GPL media files to a domain/installation?||No|
|8||Extension specific for an extension not listed at JED||No|
"The GPL is a free software license, and therefore it permits people to use and even redistribute the software without being required to pay anyone a fee for doing so."
List C2.2 - Will it be listed in the JED? YES
|1||Distribute own extension for free?||Yes|
|2||Require payment to download?||Yes|
|3||Require payment/subscription to configure, install, support, documentation?||Yes|
|4||Limit support per domain/installation?||Yes|
"The right to sell copies is part of the definition of free software"
List C2.3 - Will it be listed in the JED? YES, but only if...
|1||Include non GPL files?|| Only for non code files which can stand alone
|2||Include non GPL Libraries?|| Only if the libraries are available under a GPL compatible license
|3||Call home function?|| Only if:
|4||Light GPL version for a full non-GPL version?|| Only if:
|5||Modified/Forked extensions?|| Only by the JED rules.
|6||Encoded files|| Only if:
|7||Obfuscated code||Only if:
|8||Bridges to a non GPL product|| Only if:
See also: C2.1 - Will it be listed in the JED? (8- Extension specific for an extension not listed at JED)
|9||Require payment to remove owner visible or hidden links|| Only if:
|10||Extension specific for an extension listed at JED||Yes, but under special requirements|
|11||Entries just for scripts or Libraries?|| Only if the scripts or libraries are available under a GPL compatible license
List C3 - GPL compatible licenses
JED could list entries that are GPL compatible:
|1||LGPL license?|| Yes!
|2||AGPL license ?|| Yes!
|3||Public Domain ?||Yes!|
|4||Creative Commons, BSD, MIT or other free software licenses ?|| No!
List C4 - Non GPL licenses
JED could list entries that are not GPL in special situations:
|1||Tools for Joomla Sites?|| Yes
|2||Independent Scripts for Joomla?|| Yes.
Everything OK? Go for next step
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