Re: orphaning fetchmail
On Fri, 15 Dec 2000, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 15, 2000 at 04:06:06PM -0700, John Galt wrote:
> > Okay, I'll spell it out. Rewriting BSDL'd stuff with the GPL is one of
> > the things that really gets in the BSD community's craw.
> The problem here is that some GPLed software has a use for the
> functionality of the openssl software, but openssl has additional
> restrictions beyond the normal BSD licensing terms.
Then it's up to the authors of the programs needing the extra
functionality to conform, not the one providing the
functionality... If this were a reverse situation with the GPL providing
the functional piece and a smallish set of incompatibly licensed software
requiring the piece, would there be any talk of rewriting the GPL
Pardon me, but you have obviously mistaken me for someone who gives a