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Re: Is AGPLv3 DFSG-free?

On Mon, 01 Sep 2008, Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso wrote:
> 2008/9/1 Christofer C. Bell <christofer.c.bell@gmail.com>:
> > The AGPLv3 requires you to re-export that code in the event that you
> > modify server software using it -- even if exporting crypto is illegal
> > for you.
> This is not an issue. A license can't force you to do something that
> contradicts a higher law.

It's an issue, because it means that in such cases you have no choice
but to not use or distribute the work. I'm undecided as to whether
it's a DFSG freeness issue, but it's certainly something to be aware
of as a practical matter when it comes to distribution within Debian.

Don Armstrong

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