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Re: Bacula and OpenSSL

Simon Josefsson <simon@josefsson.org> wrote:
> Kern Sibbald <kern@sibbald.com> writes:

>>> GPL + OpenSSL exception would be enough to be sure. You may have more
>>> luck convincing copyright owners to grant an OpenSSL exception than to
>>> accept an entirely new license.
>> I am told that FSF never grants exceptions so this is a hopeless path that I 
>> have already explored.

> That is incorrect.  The FSF has granted OpenSSL license exceptions to
> some software that links to OpenSSL.  For example, GNU wget.

That's not an example (unless you're intending to show a case where
FSF allows itself to do things that it forbids others ;-)

Thomas E. Dickey

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