Questions / Concepts GPL. Was: Re: GPL License with clause for Web use?

David Gerard dgerard at
Thu Nov 22 12:59:38 UTC 2007

On 22/11/2007, Ciaran O'Riordan <ciaran at> wrote:
> Sam Liddicott <sam at> writes:

> > The GPL is widely considered a share-alike license where licensors have
> > understood that the same terms will propagate throughout the distribution
> > chain.

> You're presenting an argument against additional requirements as being an
> argument against AGPL compatibility.
> Apache licence compatibility was achieved by allowing people to add the
> requirements of Apached licensed code to GPLv3 licensed code.
> Are you really against additional requirements?

He's describing the licence.

You appear (from this reply, verging on personal vilification) not to
wish people to note loud and clear that GPLv3 allows additional
requirements - which it clearly does. This appears unfortunate at

- d.

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