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Re: [PATCH] License exception for OpenSSL (was Re: Linking Nessus with OpenSSL)

On Fri, May 24, 2002 at 07:13:07PM -0400, Simon Law wrote:
> 	Reading through the license exception again, we only need to
> worry if the OpenSSL folks get nasty on us.  This is because modified
> versions of OpenSSL must use the same license as OpenSSL (four-clause BSD
> with OpenSSL advertising.)  So, to protect us from nasty OpenSSL folks,
> might we need to put in a condition that it be free software?

The DFSG is a nice document, but unfortunately I do not believe it is up
to the task of being scrutinized under contract law.

I like Jeff's idea better.

G. Branden Robinson                |
Debian GNU/Linux                   |           If existence exists,
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