May 22, 2002

The Affero GPL: Closing the distribution loophole

Anonymous Reader writes, "Fundamentally, all open source communities want others to modify their software and contribute those modifications back to their projects. The General Public License (GPL) mandates this by requiring that modifications to software licensed under the GPL also be distributed under the GPL. However, what happens when the software is hosted somewhere else on the network?" Full story at the SourceForge Distributed Foundry.
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