GPL License with clause for Web use?

Sam Liddicott sam at
Wed Nov 21 11:14:50 UTC 2007

* MJ Ray wrote, On 21/11/07 11:03:
>> The two licences are compatible, so people can make this decision without
>> creating any legal barriers to sharing or collaboration.
> Huh?  Can I take code from an non-free/AGPL'd web app and put it into
> a free/GPL'd web app without having to move to AGPL?  I doubt it.  
And therefore you can't mix GPL with AGPL; because if you move to AGPL
you add additional requirements to the GPL'd code which is forbidden by
the GPL.
> The
> AGPL seems to give an escape route from free/GPL to non-free software
> that wasn't present with GPLv2/AGPLv2, killing one of GNU GPL's unique
> selling points.
I think AGPL is nuts, worse the the GFDL mess.

Not everything from the FSFis good.

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