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Re: GNU GPLv3 & GNU Affero GPLv3

From: MJ Ray
Subject: Re: GNU GPLv3 & GNU Affero GPLv3
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 23:50:59 +0100
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Davi Leal <address@hidden> wrote:
> So, I propose upgrade to GNU Affero GPLv3 when it be released. Let me know 
> any 
> disagreement.

Two problems:

Firstly, I don't want to buy a pig in a poke, a bag of cats, or
whatever your local equivalent expression is.  I'll make my mind up on
GAGPL when it is out of their Web-2.Null consultation interface and I
can see it properly.

Secondly, I don't expect a new Affero licence to be free software.
Compare the Affero source-publishing requirement with the answer to
"Is there some way that I can GPL the output people get from use of my
Where does this line lie?  Why is it OK to put restrictions on the
output of web programs but not hardware design programs?

Personally, I hope that FSF never publish GAGPL and so never open the
route for GPLv3 developers to activate GNU's Very Own Obnoxious
Advertising Clause, like

Hope that explains,
MJ Ray - see/vidu
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