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GPL+OpenSSL issue -- good suggestion?

I agree that it's getting absurd.
I'd be inclined to accept this and go with the upstream author's will;
enable SSL and add information in the copyright file.

But still, i'd like to have more feedback on this issue.


On 8/30/05, Måns Rullgård <mru@inprovide.com> wrote:
> 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
> mru@inprovide.com

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