GPL License with clause for Web use?

Alex Hudson home at
Wed Nov 21 11:27:50 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-11-21 at 11:14 +0000, Sam Liddicott wrote:
> * MJ Ray wrote, On 21/11/07 11:03: 
> > 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.

Actually, no - the extra restrictions of the AGPL are allowed, because
GPLv3 gives the AGPL special treatment.

The combination of the two is effectively AGPL, but you can sever the
GPL pieces and drop the AGPL.



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