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

simo simo.sorce at
Fri Nov 23 22:34:34 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-11-23 at 23:03 +0100, Carsten Agger wrote:
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> Sam Liddicott wrote:
> > Sorry for top quoting (darn pocket outlook, roll-on neo 1973)
> > 
> > Your scenario is nearly right.
> > 
> > What if the same person adds features to gcc   as well.
> > 
> > Are those features AGPL or GPL as gcc is gpl.
> > I want then to be gpl, I think they would be AGPl.
> Well, since the features added would be part of the work for which the
> GPLv3 "will continue to apply", they will be GPLv3.
> Any changes which can be isolated to a part covered by the GPLv3 will be
> GPLv3. Only such changes as apply to the parts covered by the AGPL or
> the work as a whole (i.e., glue connecting the two parts) will be AGPL.
> At least that's how I read it.

This is how I read it too so far.


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