On 20 September 2016 at 21:19, Thomas Pfeiffer <thomas.pfeif...@kde.org>
wrote:

> On 20.09.2016 19:52, Nicolás Alvarez wrote:
>
>> 2016-09-20 14:04 GMT-03:00 Jonathan Riddell <j...@jriddell.org>:
>>
>>> Added:
>>> ''Applications which are intended to be run on a server'' can be
>>> licenced under the GNU AGPL 3.0 or later
>>> Rationale: KDE Store code is under AGPL
>>> Question: should this be an option or a requirement for server software?
>>>
>> I agree with this change, but I think it should remain an option.
>>
>
> I would support making it mandatory, actually, or at least recommended,
> because for an end user a web service based on GPL software is no better
> than one based on proprietary software, because they cannot tell what
> software it is they're interacting with. Therefore, the AGPL closes an
> important hole in FOSS web services.
>
> I don't feel very strongly about this, but to me it would make sense to at
> least recommend AGPL for web software we produce.
>
>
​I see that too​ but also aren't we also limited here in one case: when our
LGPL software is usable for services? What can we do with e.g. KF5? Move it
to AGPL and add linking exception?

Sorry if that's already solved some way.

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