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Re: System libraries and the GPLv2



On Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:28:46 -0400 Richard Fontana wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 05:08:24AM +0200, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez wrote:
> 
> > Do you (or anyone else) _really_ think the copyright holders of the GPL
> > program in question had any intention ever of not allowing their program
> > to be used along with OpenSSL, when they where the ones implementing
> > support for using it on the first place?
> 
> This, I would say, encapsulates the real Fedora/Red Hat position on
> this issue to the extent there is one. It assumes that the intent of
> the copyright holders can be determined from their actions.

What about programs that link both with OpenSSL and with a
third party purely-GPL-licensed library?


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