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Re: Is AGPLv3 DFSG-free?

Ian Jackson <ian@davenant.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> Miriam Ruiz writes ("Is AGPLv3 DFSG-free?"):
> > Do you think AGPLv3 is DFSG-free?
> Yes.  The source-transmission requirement is hardly onerous, and there
> is an important class of sitations where that extra restriction is
> very important to stop someone making the code effectively
> proprietary.

The source-transmission requirement is hardly onerous if it has
loopholes (like hosting on third-party cost-free VCSes, perhaps), but
it's not yet clear exactly what those are.  What does "effectively
proprietary" mean and why would it allow requiring distribution costs?
My Opinion Only: see http://people.debian.org/~mjr/
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