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#43687 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Ensure changes to 'Hello Dolly' words don't violate copyright

Reported by: dawesi Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Bundled Theme Keywords:
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Description

This ER https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/43555 (the most PC change ever made to WordPress), may now be violating copyright law.

Can you change the words of a song to suit yourself without ramification?

Change History (2)

#1 @dawesi
20 months ago

Should we rename word press as some sites don't use words but only have pictures, or just an api?

Can we also change Word--press because press is discriminatory to people who dont like things that violently push things into others (aka press).

Wordpress logo is blue, when men prefer and women don't so it should be pink?

Any other nutjobs with low self esteem want to read 'NOTHING' into something, then pretend it's ok to butcher copyright?

They (those disorders) think we can change a song words (illegal), but still run this on PHP, because the architecture already isn't slow? Please hire people who love programming, so they can ignore illegal changes like this.

Last edited 20 months ago by dawesi (previous) (diff)

#2 @pento
20 months ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Version trunk deleted

#43555 changed the lyrics to more closely match how they were sung by Louis Armstrong. If the copyright holder wishes to discuss these changes, they should contact the WordPress Foundation directly, as Trac isn't the appropriate place to discuss it.

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