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Re: free software extension listing for icecat

From: Eric Morey
Subject: Re: free software extension listing for icecat
Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 23:08:27 -0400

On Sun, 2010-05-09 at 22:55 +0200, al3xu5 / dotcommon wrote:
> citing from their guidelines:
> "we do not want to list add-ons that are only helpers for "Software as a
> Service." That means the add-on sends your data to someone else's
> server, which does a computation on your data and sends you back the
> results. If you see an add-on in this list which appears to be just a
> front-end for Software as a Service, please report it."
> do not you think such a guideline should be appropriate (ad then
> adopted) also for the icecat free software extension list?

What about "Software as a Service" using GNU AGPL software? I don't know
of any examples off of the top of my head. But the choice to use a
server owned and operated by someone else to run software that is
available under the GNU AGPL doesn't seem to be a problem to me. Any


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