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

2008/6/10 Guus Sliepen <guus@debian.org>:
> 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:
> http://www.gnome.org/~markmc/openssl-and-the-gpl.html

I don't know if it's possible, but you might want to try to link it to
GNUTLS [1] instead.


[1] http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/

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