Last week Morgan Kay an experienced WordCamp organizer…

Last week Morgan Kay, an experienced WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. organizer whom I vetted and approved to be lead organizer of WordCamp Seattle 2015, notified WordCamp CentralWordCamp Central Website for all WordCamp activities globally. includes a list of upcoming and past camp with links to each. that she planned to start distributing a WordPress pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party that would not be released under the GPLGPL GPL is an acronym for GNU Public License. It is the standard license WordPress uses for Open Source licensing The GPL is a ‘copyleft’ license This means that derivative work can only be distributed under the same license terms. This is in distinction to permissive free software licenses, of which the BSD license and the MIT License are widely used examples..

Morgan agreed that this action would mean that she no longer met the WordCamp organizer expectations, so she should remove herself from the WordCamp Seattle organizing team. Brooke Dukes, another member of the Seattle organizing team, was willing to take on the lead organizer role, so the transition was smooth. Planning of WordCamp Seattle continues, and WordCamp Central will make an extra effort to support the Seattle organizing team as their planning cycle continues.

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