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Re: Bug#485553: ITP: charybdis -- fast, scalable irc server

On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 11:43:53PM -0500, William Pitcock wrote:

> * URL             : http://www.ircd-charybdis.net
> * License         : GPL
> Like oftc-hybrid, I intend to link this to OpenSSL. Since nobody
> seems to care about that, I'm going to assume that it's OK.

People DO care, and it is not OK. Linking with OpenSSL is only allowed
if there is an exemption to the license of charybdis that explicitly
allows linking to the OpenSSL. See for example this page which gives a
nice summary and links to some related debian-legal emails:


Met vriendelijke groet / with kind regards,
      Guus Sliepen <guus@debian.org>

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