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authorNils Gillmann <>2018-06-28 19:32:08 +0000
committerNils Gillmann <>2018-06-28 19:32:08 +0000
commit2c6dcff9bd500678ef35eeb404995f4f56ab2136 (patch)
treee9b48f78981c3bb879285846668d45816c064184 /doc/documentation
parent1ded1c1bb3bcb16d1770f03b299fcaa0a0c2d813 (diff)
documentation: in chapter contributing update gpl to agpl3 when it refers to code.
Signed-off-by: Nils Gillmann <>
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/doc/documentation/chapters/contributing.texi b/doc/documentation/chapters/contributing.texi
index 745acca77..dc87de3d6 100644
--- a/doc/documentation/chapters/contributing.texi
+++ b/doc/documentation/chapters/contributing.texi
@@ -11,12 +11,14 @@
@node Contributing to GNUnet
@section Contributing to GNUnet
+@cindex licenses
+@cindex licenses of contributions
@node Licenses of contributions
@section Licenses of contributions
GNUnet is a @uref{, GNU} package.
All code contributions must thus be put under the
-@uref{, GNU Public License (GPL)}.
+@uref{, GNU Affero Public License (AGPL)}.
All documentation should be put under FSF approved licenses
(see @uref{, fdl}).
@@ -40,7 +42,7 @@ rights, and in particular is allowed to dual-license the code. You
retain non-exclusive rights to your contributions, so you can also
share your contributions freely with other projects.
-GNUnet e.V. will publish all accepted contributions under the GPLv3
+GNUnet e.V. will publish all accepted contributions under the AGPLv3
or any later version. The association may decide to publish
contributions under additional licenses (dual-licensing).