Affero Licence/AGPL

Chris DiBona cdibona at
Tue Mar 11 03:10:03 UTC 2008

I submitted the gplv3, I did not submit the agpl as part of that.


On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 9:41 PM, Ben Tilly <btilly at> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 5:53 PM, Ryan Cross <ryanecross at> wrote:
>  > Hi,
>  >
>  >  Is there any status or information regarding the GNU Affero General
>  >  Public License? It is mentioned as part of the GPL3, so it might be
>  >  approved by proxy. Is there a similar license that is more prevalent
>  >  than the AGPL? I am aware of the Honest Public License that is
>  >  basically the same, but doesn't seem to have any wide spread usage.
>  I don't have any, and I don't remember it being submitted.
>  It is a different license.  It would need its own approval.  I would
>  think that it would be easy to approve it, but it needs to be
>  submitted.
>  >  I would like to get the AGPL approved if it needs to be, but I
>  >  probably don't count as the license steward. Does anyone else know
>  >  anything else in this regard?
>  I don't believe that the FSF submitted the GPL v3.  So you may be able
>  to submit the AGPL.
>  >  Thanks,
>  >  Ryan
>  >
>  >  P.S. Is this list acceptable to ask for licensing help for a project?
>  There are lots of people here with licensing *knowledge*.  So you
>  could ask a targeted question and you'd probably get fairly good
>  answers.  But it is off topic.
>  Ben

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