MapGuide fork of AGG
jdoyon at NRCAN.GC.CA
Thu Oct 25 09:00:23 EDT 2007
Here's a FAQ, which answers this question among many:
So technically, yes, if you build an RPM of MapServer that links to AGG
2.5 (from say, another RPM), MapServer must be GPL.
From: UMN MapServer Developers List [mailto:MAPSERVER-DEV at LISTS.UMN.EDU]
On Behalf Of thomas bonfort
Sent: October 25, 2007 05:39
To: MAPSERVER-DEV at LISTS.UMN.EDU
Subject: Re: [UMN_MAPSERVER-DEV] MapGuide fork of AGG
On 10/24/07, Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> wrote:
> If one distributes MapServer linked with a GPL AGG I *think* you are
> required to provide MapServer under GPL terms. Because there is no
> one contributor who has rights to alter MapServer licensing terms I
> believe the distributor would be in violation of the AGG GPL terms.
would that also include distro packages that ship debs,rpms,insert your
package here, of agg enabled mapserver if their bundled version of agg
is 2.5 ?
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