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Re: GPL+OpenSSL issue -- good suggestion?

Pascal Giard <evilynux@gmail.com> writes:

> I maintain the mail-notification package and face a GPL+OpenSSL issue.
> I've tried to reach an arrangement with the upstream author but failed.
> Find the bug entry here:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286672
> Recently, a user posted a suggestion, i'd like to know if it's a
> valid solution.  If not, is there anything else i can do?

This is getting absurd.  The usual argument here is that Debian should
follow the wishes of the upstream author, even if the legal
foundations are shaky.  Why not in this case?

Måns Rullgård

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