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From: Yavor Doganov
Subject: trans-coord/gnun licenses/gpl-faq.html server/h...
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 18:12:48 +0000

CVSROOT:        /sources/trans-coord
Module name:    trans-coord
Changes by:     Yavor Doganov <yavor>   08/10/23 18:12:48

Modified files:
        gnun/licenses  : gpl-faq.html 
        gnun/server    : 

Log message:
        Automatic sync from the master www repository.


Index: licenses/gpl-faq.html
RCS file: /sources/trans-coord/trans-coord/gnun/licenses/gpl-faq.html,v
retrieving revision 1.9
retrieving revision 1.10
diff -u -b -r1.9 -r1.10
--- licenses/gpl-faq.html       20 Oct 2008 18:12:45 -0000      1.9
+++ licenses/gpl-faq.html       23 Oct 2008 18:12:48 -0000      1.10
@@ -219,6 +219,10 @@
     Program&rdquo; refer to?  Is it every program ever released under
+    <li><a href="#AGPLv3ServerAsUser">If some network client software
+    is released under AGPLv3, does it have to be able to provide
+    source to the servers it interacts with?</a></li>
   <h4>Using GNU licenses for your programs</h4>
@@ -3051,6 +3055,28 @@
 <dd><p>Nothing.  The GPL does not place any conditions on this
+<dt><b><a name="AGPLv3ServerAsUser">If some network client software is
+released under AGPLv3, does it have to be able to provide source to
+the servers it interacts with?</a></b></dt>
+<dd><p>This should not be required in any typical server-client
+relationship.  AGPLv3 requires a program to offer source code to
+&ldquo;all users interacting with it remotely through a computer
+network.&rdquo; In most server-client architectures, it simply
+wouldn't be reasonable to argue that the server operator is a
+&ldquo;user&rdquo; interacting with the client in any meaningful
+<p>Consider HTTP as an example.  All HTTP clients expect servers to
+provide certain functionality: they should send specified responses to
+well-formed requests.  The reverse is not true: servers cannot assume
+that the client will do anything in particular with the data they
+send.  The client may be a web browser, an RSS reader, a spider, a
+network monitoring tool, or some special-purpose program.  The server
+can make absolutely no assumptions about what the client will
+do&mdash;so there's no meaningful way for the server operator to be
+considered a user of that software.</p></dd>
 <dt><b><a name="AllCompatibility">How are the various GNU licenses
 compatible with each other?</a></b></dt>   
@@ -3297,7 +3323,7 @@
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2008/10/20 18:12:45 $
+$Date: 2008/10/23 18:12:48 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->

Index: server/
RCS file: /sources/trans-coord/trans-coord/gnun/server/,v
retrieving revision 1.1
retrieving revision 1.2
diff -u -b -r1.1 -r1.2
--- server/       30 Jun 2008 00:17:58 -0000      1.1
+++ server/       23 Oct 2008 18:12:48 -0000      1.2
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
-<html xmlns=""; xml:lang="en" lang="en">
+<html xmlns=""; xml:lang="ar" lang="ar" dir="rtl">
 <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />

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