GPLv3 affero-compatibility (Re: Affero General Public License)
It occurs to me that one of the biggest mistakes with the GFDL is the
confusion caused by clauses that do not apply in many cases. Licenses
that have options and conditionals are EXTREMELY confusing, and lead to
hassle on the part of distributors (and Debian specifically) having to
evaluate each package to see how it interacts with license options.
Has anyone suggested to the FSF that GPLv3 be more than one license? The
draft is arguably already two licenses masquerading as one, and it would
be FAR clearer if there were GPLv3-distribution and GPLv3-service as
separate licenses, which licensors could choose between.
Mark Rafn email@example.com <http://www.dagon.net/>