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Re: openssl vs. GPL question

On 6/6/05, Simon Josefsson <jas@extundo.com> wrote:
> "Michael K. Edwards" <m.k.edwards@gmail.com> writes:
> > And I wouldn't like to see Debian swept up in the apparent FSF
> > campaign to marginalize OpenSSL and its maintainers by threatening
> > legal action against anyone who links GPL code (FSF copyrighted or
> > not) to OpenSSL.  (I have not personally been the target of any such
> > threat, so this is definitely hearsay coming from me.)
> I'd like more information on that campaign, if you or someone else can
> provide it.  Suggesting that something is "apparent" seem to conflict
> with your statement of "hearsay".

Letter from Bradley Kuhn at
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=openssl-users&m=97416854609383&w=2 ,
cited from thread at
http://www.ethereal.com/lists/ethereal-dev/200108/msg00115.html ,
referenced from http://www.dwheeler.com/essays/gpl-compatible.html .

See also thread at http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2003/01/msg00018.html .

- Michael

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