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[libreplanet-discuss] Can we licence our Clojure (Eclipse Public License

From: Aspasia Beneti
Subject: [libreplanet-discuss] Can we licence our Clojure (Eclipse Public License 1.0) project with the GNU AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE?
Date: Tue, 23 May 2017 16:49:49 +0200

Dear all,

I am pretty new with all the software licensing so please excuse my ignorance.

We are on the making of an open source software written in Clojure namely We want to ensure that it is used openly 
by the community and will be secured from been used for commercial purposes. We 
have licensed our software under the GNU AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 
3, 19 November 2007. However it was brought to our attention that GPL and EPL 
are incompatible (are they?) and Clojure is licensed with EPL. I think it gets 
a bit more complicated cause Clojure is a lisp which runs on the JVM. Clojure 
has macros that will expand code if not precompiled and I also noticed that the 
JVM brings other matters on the table like

Do you have any advice on what is the best way to go in our case? And what kind 
of risks we could run into?

Thanks a lot!

Aspasia Beneti aka aspra Think & Do tank
Lead software developer of the Freecoin toolkit
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