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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] GPL or AGPL by default

From: Aaron Wolf
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] GPL or AGPL by default
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:56:23 -0700

On 09/19/2017 11:50 AM, Nicolás Ortega Froysa wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:08:00PM +0000, Lyberta wrote:
>> Given how quickly SaaSS is taking over the world, should we start
>> recommending releasing software under AGPL by default? Even if you wrote
>> a simple thing intended to be run locally, someone may put it on the
>> server, make SaaSS with it and then add private modifications.
> I would certainly say that AGPL should get a lot more attention than it
> has been, and should at least be presented alongside the GPLv3 whenever
> possible. What's more, there must be an effort to make people aware of
> the existance of the AGPL and its purpose (why it exists in the first
> place and what problems it solves).

To be clear, AGPL *addresses* the problem but doesn't actually solve it

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