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Hi, for this please take a look at GPL frequently asked questions. The license was inherited from CNPROG.

My understanding is that for the private use (which for GPL _includes_ a case of privately hosted public service) you can do anything you want. GPL3 open source requirement turns on when you distribute software. In addition to what GPL2 is asking for - with version 3 you will have to open your source if you distribute software with a device as well (like TiVo).

GPL license was created back in the days when software had to be copied before one could use it - well before the age of web services. One of the goals of GPL is to make more software available in the open source form as opposed to compiled binaries.

There is a version of GPL - called GNU Affero GPL and abbreviated as AGPL - which does require open sourcing all derivative work. This one looks like an extension of traditional GPL for the newer times.

Hi, for this please take a look at GPL frequently asked questions. The license was inherited from CNPROG.

My understanding is that for the private use (which for GPL _includes_ a case of privately hosted public service) you can do anything you want. GPL3 open source requirement turns on when you distribute software. software by giving copies. In addition to what GPL2 is asking for - with version 3 you will have to open your source if you distribute software with a device as well (like TiVo).TiVo), that is when a copy of the program is enclosed into a device (sold or given to someone else).

GPL license was created back in the days when software had to be copied before one could use it - well before the age of web services. One of the goals of GPL is to make more software available in the open source form as opposed to compiled binaries.

There is a version of GPL - called GNU Affero GPL and abbreviated as AGPL - which does require open sourcing all derivative work. This one looks like an extension of traditional GPL for the newer times.

Hi, for this please take a look at GPL frequently asked questions. The license was inherited from CNPROG.

My understanding is that for the private use (which for GPL _includes_ _includes_ a case of privately hosted public service) you can do anything you want. GPL3 open source requirement turns on when you distribute software by giving copies. In addition to what GPL2 is asking for - with version 3 you will have to open your source if you distribute software with a device as well (like TiVo), that is when a copy of the program is enclosed into a device (sold or given to someone else).

GPL license was created back in the days when software had to be copied before one could use it - well before the age of web services. One of the goals of GPL is to make more software available in the open source form as opposed to compiled binaries.

There is a version of GPL - called GNU Affero GPL and abbreviated as AGPL - which does require open sourcing all derivative work. This one looks like an extension of traditional GPL for the newer times.

Hi, for this please take a look at GPL frequently asked questions. The license was inherited from CNPROG.

My understanding is that for the private use (which for GPL _includes_ a case of privately hosted public service) you can do anything you want. GPL3 GPL open source requirement turns on when you distribute software by giving copies. In addition to what GPL2 is asking for - with GPL version 3 you will have to open your source if you distribute software with a device as well (like TiVo), that is when a copy of the program is enclosed into a device (sold or given to someone else).

GPL license was created back in the days when software had to be copied before one could use it - well before the age of web services. One of the goals of GPL is to make more software available in the open source form as opposed to compiled binaries.

There is a version of GPL - called GNU Affero GPL and abbreviated as AGPL - which does require open sourcing all derivative work. This one looks like an extension of traditional GPL for the newer times.

Hi, for this please take a look at GPL frequently asked questions. The license was inherited from CNPROG.

My understanding is that for the private use (which for GPL _includes_ a case of privately hosted public service) you can do anything you want. GPL open source requirement turns on when you distribute software by giving copies. In addition addition, with GPL version 3 you will have to open your source if you distribute software with a device as well (like TiVo), that is when a copy of the program is enclosed into a device (sold or given to someone else).

GPL license was created back in the days when software had to be copied before one could use it - well before the age of web services. One of the goals of GPL is to make more software available in the open source form as opposed to compiled binaries.

There is a version of GPL - called GNU Affero GPL and abbreviated as AGPL - which does require open sourcing all derivative work. This one looks like an extension of traditional GPL for the newer times.

Hi, for this please take a look at GPL frequently asked questions. The license was inherited from CNPROG.

My understanding is that for the private use (which for GPL _includes_ a case of privately hosted public service) you can do anything you want. GPL open source requirement turns on when you distribute software by giving copies. In addition, with GPL version 3 you will have to open your source if you distribute software with a device (like TiVo), that is when a copy of the program is enclosed into a device (sold or given to someone else).

GPL license was created back in the days when software had to be copied before one could use it - well before the age of web services. One of the goals of GPL is to make more software available in the open source form as opposed to compiled binaries.

There is a version of GPL - called GNU Affero GPL and abbreviated as AGPL - which does require open sourcing all derivative work. This one looks like an extension of traditional GPL for the newer times.

Askbot uses GPLv3 (not the affero version).

Hi, for this please take a look at GPL frequently asked questions. The license - GPL3 - was inherited from CNPROG.

My understanding is that for the private use (which for GPL _includes_ a case of privately hosted public service) you can do anything you want. GPL open source requirement turns on when you distribute software by giving copies. In addition, with GPL version 3 you will have to open your source if you distribute software with a device (like TiVo), that is when a copy of the program is enclosed into a device (sold or given to someone else).

GPL license was created back in the days when software had to be copied before one could use it - well before the age of web services. One of the goals of GPL is to make more software available in the open source form as opposed to compiled binaries.

There is a version of GPL - called GNU Affero GPL and abbreviated as AGPL - which does require open sourcing all derivative work. This one looks like an extension of traditional GPL for the newer times.

Askbot uses GPLv3 (not the affero version).

Hi, for this please take a look at GPL frequently asked questions. The license - GPL3 - was inherited from CNPROG.

My understanding is that for the private use (which for GPL _includes_ a case of privately hosted public service) you can do anything you want. GPL open source requirement turns on when you distribute software by giving copies. In addition, with GPL version 3 you will have to open your source if you distribute software with a device (like TiVo), that is when a copy of the program is enclosed into a device (sold or given to someone else).

So if you plan to distribute result of your work - you cannot freely mix code published under different licenses (I've seen compatibility chart somewhere but can't find the link now), otherwise you can do anything.

GPL license was created back in the days when software had to be copied before one could use it - well before the age of web services. One of the goals of GPL is to make more software available in the open source form as opposed to compiled binaries.

There is a version of GPL - called GNU Affero GPL and abbreviated as AGPL - which does require open sourcing all derivative work. This one looks like an extension of traditional GPL for the newer times.