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Re: distinguishing between actual AGPL3 vs proprietary relicensing?

On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 08:24:41AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Seeing the discussion about db6 and AGPGL3 reminded me that there are
> two styles of programs under AGPL3 and that pkgsrc doesn't distinguish
> between them.

No, it doesn't matter. The AGPL3 is not a FOSS license, even part of it
is "GPL". It doesn't matter if you can also buy a commerical license.
It's not like you couldn't go to the FSF and ask them for a commerical
license for GCC (whether or not they could agree is again beyond the
scope). The point of the license tagging if there ever was one is to
make sure that problematic packages are tagged. The mechanism does that.
Making it more complicated doesn't change anything, beyond adding


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