Re: GNU TLS OpenSSL compatibility layer under GPL, not LGPL
On Saturday 18 January 2003 10:00, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 12:32:34PM -0500, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> > > Perhaps not directly. Who knows how many people who would otherwise be
> > > spending time on GPL software will instead be stuck porting
> > > free-but-GPL-incompatible software to use GNU TLS? I find that hard to
> > > justify.
> > Well, this is the GNU project we're talking about. How much
> > GPL-incompatible software do they distribute?
> None that I know of. Are you ascribing to the GNU project the position
> that "if you're not one of us, we don't care what hoops you have to jump
> through, even if those hoops eat up time you would have spent working on
> GNU software"?
yes, see libreadline. *LOTS* of software would use it if it was not GPL.