MapGuide fork of AGG

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at DMSOLUTIONS.CA
Thu Oct 25 10:25:04 EDT 2007

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> 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 ?
> Thomas,
> 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).
> Best regards,

and for the record MS4W uses AGG 2.4

Jeff McKenna
DM Solutions Group Inc.

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