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Re: Bug#147430: hpoj: Linking against OpenSSL licensing modification (GPL)

On 22 May 2002, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> If you are looking for a sample license statement that has been
> considered to be good, you might want to look at the license that the
> authors of CUPS are planning to use.  A copy can currently be found at
> http://www.cups.org/new-license.html.  It has additional rights you
> probably aren't interested in; the main salient points are that it
> describes as exactly as possible what exceptions to the GPL are allowed,
> and it allows third parties to strip out the exceptions so the code can
> be linked to straight-GPLed code without such exceptions.
> Of course, it doesn't explain what "the OpenSSL Toolkit" is much better
> than the proposed text does, so you will probably want to modify that.

	Please use the official GNU sanctioned statement.  It highlights
that you shouldn't modify the GPL, and it also provides good
boilerplate; so you don't have to make up your own.



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