Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at redhat.com
Sun Jul 20 21:27:24 UTC 2008

On Jul 20, 2008, Anders Karlsson <anders at trudheim.co.uk> wrote:

> * Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> [20080720 19:42]:

>> http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/agpl-3.0.html

> So the part of the work that is non-GPL licensed, can stay non-GPL
> licensed in the combined works and derivatives?

If by 'non-GPL' you mean AGPL, then yes.  Otherwise, no, it's not
LGPL.  Some other form of license compatibility is required for the
whole work to be distributable and thus offerable for public execution
over a computer network.

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