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Re: licensing confusion

On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 04:26:03PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 03:49:10PM -0500, Andres Salomon wrote:
> > Of course, there are alternatives to OpenSSL.  It may make the most sense
> > to simply use GNUTLS.  I'm not sure whether there exists an OpenSSL
> > compatible API for GNUTLS,

> % dlocate -L libgnutls10 | grep openssl
> /usr/lib/libgnutls-openssl.so.10.1.4
> /usr/lib/libgnutls-openssl.so.10

> An OpenSSL-compatible wrapper for GNUTLS has been available for years,
> but I do not know how complete it is.

Pitifully incomplete, for all the copyright holders' insistence that it
be licensed under the GPL only.  Very few apps will build with this
wrapper alone.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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