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Re: What's wrong with openldap2? (Getting it into testing)

Steve Langasek wrote:
> The OpenSSL compatibility layer is also licensed under the GPL, not
> under the LGPL, making it unsuitable for use by libraries -- only by
> applications.  Indeed, this makes it all but useless, period, since most
> applications that use OpenSSL directly already have upstreams who
> *endorse* linking against libssl, and who therefore are willing to grant
> license exceptions for the purpose.

If they still own their entire package's copyright, which most
upstream authors of popular free software do not. gnutls has been
a lifesaver in these situations.

see shy jo

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