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Re: Status of Sarge Release Issues (Updated for May)

On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 08:11:50AM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:

> Drew Scott Daniels <umdanie8@cc.umanitoba.ca> wrote:
> [...]
> > 3 MySQL 4: http://packages.qa.debian.org/m/mysql-dfsg.html (note the
> > current license RC bug on libmysqlclient12, it isn't lgpl and there's
> > openssl vs gpl license issues)
> [...]
> Afaict this is fixed, Upstream has granted permission to link "with
> our GPL library with any true OpenSource package (OSI guidelines)."

It is not quite as simple as this, is it?  Adding certain exceptions to the
GPL can make the resulting license incompatible with the original GPL.

 - mdz

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