Re: System libraries and the GPLv2
On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 11:37:32PM +0200, Francesco Poli wrote:
> 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?
I don't think that would change anything, but maybe I'm overlooking