New GPL-licensed Quirk App Open Sources Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

Quirk is a new GPL-licensed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) app for iOS and Android built in React Native/Expo. The app helps users challenge their “automatic thoughts,” a term that refers to thoughts that come to a person spontaneously in response to a trigger, which can often be negative. Quirk lets users record a quick thought and will automatically narrow down a list of potential ways these thoughts are distorted. The distortions were inspired by the ones popularized in Feeling Good:…

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Why Wix’s response to WordPress re GPL license is weak – WordPress Website Design Article

Over the weekend, WordPress co-creator Matt Mullenweg called out Wix for using some of WordPress’ Open Source, GPL-licensed code in an improper fashion in their new mobile app; and also for ripping off the WordPress brand by calling Wix “WixPress.” Here’s Wix CEO Avishai Abrahami’s response, and here’s why it’s problematic: Wix should have provided GPL attribution Matt said Wix should have provided proper attribution to WordPress for the code used in the mobile app. Abrahami does not address this.…

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