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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] RollApp: proof that we need to deprecate GPL f


From: Yoni Rabkin
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] RollApp: proof that we need to deprecate GPL for AGPL for everything
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2015 13:38:24 -0400
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Aaron Wolf <address@hidden> writes:

> On 09/12/2015 09:58 AM, Yoni Rabkin wrote:
>> 
>> I don't agree with this; I don't think that everyone should be forced to
>> further distribute all software
>> (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#GPLRequireSourcePostedPublic).
>> 
>> But based on your stance that all culture should be modifiable, I at
>> least understand (and I think also appreciate) where you are coming
>> from.
>> 
>
> I think you are confused. The AGPL and my own views do NOT say that
> anyone is forced to distribute. Period.
>
> If you do *private* things with any AGPL or other cultural works or
> programs, you can do anything you want at all, period.

I guess that would depend on what you consider private use
(http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#UnreleasedMods)

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