GPL License with clause for Web use?

MJ Ray mjr at
Wed Nov 21 10:35:19 UTC 2007

list at wrote:
> Am Monday, dem 19. Nov 2007 schrieb MJ Ray:
> > People should cooperate voluntarily - you can adjust the
> > balance and encourage it, but forced sharing is not true cooperation,
> > because it breaks the principle of voluntary membership.
> So, you are against "Copyleft" licenses in general?

No.  I'm happy to adjust the balance and encourage sharing like that.

> The AGPL is imho just an extended Copyleft.

Perhaps, but is it still a free software licence?  I don't think
Copyleft should be extended into output restrictions.  AGPL goes
beyond acceptable attribution into unacceptable required features.

Hope that explains,
MJ Ray tel:+44-844-4437-237 -
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