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Re: OpenSSL Toolkit License Exception for Balsa?

On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 10:59:55PM +1100, Andrew Lau wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>    Just one little problem with packaging Balsa 2.0.3 so far. In line
> with Debian-legal's position, I have to ask for your permission to
> compile and link your software, Balsa with OpenSSL due to their
> advertising clause. You must also agree to extend the right to use the
> OpenSSL features of Balsa to our users. I know that this might sounds
> silly, but please note OpenSSL's position on GPL software [1].

isn't it easier for debian to just consider openssl a system lib ? 
but yes, i understand you point of view, it has come up before :\

how do you handle the problem of multiple copyrights ?

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