Re: Is AGPLv3 DFSG-free?
Miriam Ruiz wrote:
> 2008/9/2 Arnoud Engelfriet <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > Not necessarily. A court may find the illegal clause severable and
> > act as if that clause wasn't there. Or it may rule that compliance
> > with the clause in question cannot be demanded from the licensee.
> > That leaves the rest of the license intact.
> What about point 12?
> 12. No Surrender of Others' Freedom.
> If conditions are imposed on you (whether by court order, agreement or
> otherwise) that contradict the conditions of this License, they do not
> excuse you from the conditions of this License. If you cannot convey a
What about it? A finding by a court that a GPL clause is severable
or that I am excused from complying with it is not a "condition" in
the sense of article 12.
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