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Re: openssl in main?

On Sat, 01 Dec 2001, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Nov 29, Christoph Martin <martin@uni-mainz.de> wrote:
>  >openssl was in non-US/main even with the patented alg's. It really
>  >should have been in non-US/non-free.
>  >
>  >Now, we have to wait for main/crypto to open.
> And many programs (links, lynx, etc) are linked to openssl even if they
> are GPLed, and this means we can't distribute them.

Unless upstream took the proper measures to allow such linking, you mean.
fetchmail's did, for example.

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