MapGuide fork of AGG

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at POBOX.COM
Thu Oct 25 10:01:41 EDT 2007

thomas bonfort wrote:
> On 10/24/07, Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at> 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 ?


Yes.  The Debian GIS team is currently looking at statically linking
AGG 2.4 into MapServer because the packaged version of AGG on Debian is
2.5 (ie. GPL licensed).

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