Re: Bacula and OpenSSL
Thomas Dickey <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Simon Josefsson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Kern Sibbald <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 ;-)
I don't follow, what do you mean? GNU wget is distributed under the GPL
with a license exception to permit linking with OpenSSL.
As far as I know, the FSF doesn't forbid anyone to use GPL with an