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Re: What's better for a server : GPL or AGPL ?

From: Fred Phillips
Subject: Re: What's better for a server : GPL or AGPL ?
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 18:16:47 +0100
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On Wed Jul 23 18:56:13 2008, wrote:
> I do not quite well understand the AGPL text, but Im willing to make
> available a messaging server (something similar to, say, a SMTP server)
> and I want to provide it with the best license for the users.
> Is AGPL appropriate for this kind of program, or is it only relevant
> when there is direct user interaction (website for instance) ?

According to the FSF[1] it should be used “for any software which will
commonly be run over a network”, so yes I would recommend the AGPL.


Fred O. Phillips
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