Google Ends AGPL Embargo

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Sep 14, 2010 1:08 AM EDT
ComputerWorld UK; By Simon Phipps
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In a low-key announcement at the end of last week, Google's open source supremo Chris DiBona announced that their project hosting service, Google Code, is ending its embargo on open source licenses they don't like. These include the Free Software Foundation's (FSF) controversial AGPLv3 (a licence designed to make the give-back compulsion of the GNU GPL apply to web-hosted services like the ones Google provides) and Sun's CDDL (the licence used by OpenSolaris and by many of the former Sun's Java projects).

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