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Re: GPL, OpenSSL and Non-Free

I wrote:
> > However, non-free is not part of Debian (as per the social contract)
> > so it would be OK to put GPL'd programs that depend on OpenSSL into
> > non-free?

On Wed, Dec 29, 2004 at 04:47:06PM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
> Unfortunatly, it is not clear that openssl is normally distributed
> with the other components, as we do not require that people actually
> install openssl.

Except, "we do not require require people actually install openssl"
isn't an issue for the GPL special exception.

We do have people who install openssl.  We do have people who install
FreeRadius.  To stay legal we need to ensure that we're not shipping
the program which combines the two.


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