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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Adding [A]GPLv3+ code to Quake-based code base

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Adding [A]GPLv3+ code to Quake-based code base
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:43:52 -0400
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Aaron Wolf <> writes:

> Thanks. But damnit. Sounds like the AGPL has an unfortunate flaw here.
> Is there not even a requirement that people get any notice that the
> software being run is under AGPL at all, unless it's modified??

Put a source link in the code. Then if anyone removes it in the version
they are offering over the network, it's a modified version. AFAICT,
most AGPL programs have such notices (not sure why you wouldn't).


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