Subject: Re: The Affero GPL (AGPL)
From: Michael Bernstein <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 12:31:57 -0700

Ernest Prabhakar wrote:

> On Jul 22, 2004, at 8:20 AM, Michael Bernstein wrote:
>> Michael Bernstein wrote:
>>> Has anyone yet submitted the Affero GPL (AGPL)[1] for OSI certification?
>>> [1]
>> I'll assume that the non-response means that no-one has yet submitted 
>> the AGPL.
>> May *I* submit it, or must it be Affero?
> I say, go ahead and submit it.
> I look forward to the discussion, and if we recommend changes I'm sure 
> we can find someone who knows the author who can at least pass along the 
> suggestions.

The contact listed for AGPL comments (this goes to both the FSF and 
Affero) is

> If nothing else, I think even a semi-coherent consensus from this list 
> would be valuable to the community, since Affero is something a lot of 
> people are curious about.


OK. Given the near-identity with the GPL, do I have to actually submit a 
legal analysis by an attorney at all?

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