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AGPL License


The Affero General Public License ("AGPL") is a FLOSS license derived from the GPL, and created with the permission of the Free Software Foundation. The AGPL includes one additional section as compared to the GPL version 2, namely that the complete source code be made available to any network user of the software.

Despite its similarity to the GPL version 2, the AGPL is incompatible with the GPL version 2 because of the additional clause. However, drafts of the GPL version 3 include a clause that explicitly allows linking GPL version 3 software with AGPL version 2 software.

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