~qaul/community

Various licensing documentation improvements v1 PROPOSED

Alyssa Ross
Pay particular attention to the third patch, which is technically a
change in licensing and should probably be signed off by the relevant
stakeholders.

Alyssa Ross (3):
  README: fix license name
  licenses/agpl-3.0.md: use official Markdown version
  README: clarify that license is AGPL-3.0 *or later*

 README.md            |   4 +-
 licenses/agpl-3.0.md | 687 +++++++++++++++++++++----------------------
 2 files changed, 345 insertions(+), 346 deletions(-)

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[PATCH 1/3] README: fix license name Export this patch

Alyssa Ross
I changed "free open source" to "free and open source" too -- this
phrasing is much more commonly used in my experience.
---
 README.md | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README.md b/README.md
index 63d2f90..f6187e2 100644
--- a/README.md
+++ b/README.md
@@ -51,8 +51,8 @@ Documentation is avaliable [here](https://docs.qaul.net).
 
 ## License
 
-qaul.net is free open source software licensed under the 
-[GNU General Public License version 3](licenses/gpl-3.0.md).
+qaul.net is free and open source software licensed under the
+[GNU Affero General Public License version 3](licenses/gpl-3.0.md).
 
 To see all external code's licenses used in this project please 
 visit the [`licenses` directory](licenses).
-- 
2.23.0

[PATCH 2/3] licenses/agpl-3.0.md: use official Markdown version Export this patch

Alyssa Ross
Previously this was the plain text version, but had a .md version, so
some programs would probably try to render it as Markdown and end up
with a misrendered document.

Fortunately, the GNU Project has an official Markdown version of the
AGPL that we can use instead.  I obtained this from
<https://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl.md>.
---
 licenses/agpl-3.0.md | 687 +++++++++++++++++++++----------------------
 1 file changed, 343 insertions(+), 344 deletions(-)

diff --git a/licenses/agpl-3.0.md b/licenses/agpl-3.0.md
index 0ad25db..cba6f6a 100644
--- a/licenses/agpl-3.0.md
+++ b/licenses/agpl-3.0.md
@@ -1,188 +1,192 @@
-                    GNU AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
-                       Version 3, 19 November 2007
+### GNU AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
 
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@@ -492,13 +487,13 @@ then you must either (1) cause the Corresponding Source to be so
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+        License, or (at your option) any later version.
 
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+        GNU Affero General Public License for more details.
 
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 interface could display a "Source" link that leads users to an archive
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-- 
2.23.0

[PATCH 3/3] README: clarify that license is AGPL-3.0 *or later* Export this patch

Alyssa Ross
Obviously not my decision to make, but I was asked to send a patch
anyway.
---
 README.md | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/README.md b/README.md
index f6187e2..d369206 100644
--- a/README.md
+++ b/README.md
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ Documentation is avaliable [here](https://docs.qaul.net).
 ## License
 
 qaul.net is free and open source software licensed under the
-[GNU Affero General Public License version 3](licenses/gpl-3.0.md).
+[GNU Affero General Public License version 3 or later](licenses/gpl-3.0.md).
 
 To see all external code's licenses used in this project please 
 visit the [`licenses` directory](licenses).
-- 
2.23.0
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