Re: OpenSSL and GPLed programs
Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> into their libssl, for reference), and GPL-related. In particular, the
> OpenSSL license is probably not GPL compatible, due to both an explicit
> "You can't use this code under the GPL"-esque clause, and two or three
> obnoxious advertising clauses.
I would think that the explicit "Don't use with GPL"-clause is mostly
meant as a warning that the GPL doesnt allow linking with OpenSSL and
not a "We don't like GPL'ed programs"-clause.
The only mentioning of the GPL I can find in
/usr/share/doc/libssl0.9.6 is that you can't relicense OpenSSL under
other licenses, _not even GPL_.
An by reading the FAQ at openssl.org it seems that they don't have
problems with the GPL but know that the GPL has some problem with