Re: Bacula and OpenSSL
Simon Josefsson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> 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.
It's a GNU project, as noted.
> As far as I know, the FSF doesn't forbid anyone to use GPL with an
> OpenSSL exception.
That's entirely possible, but you haven't provided an example which
isn't contaminated by self-interest on the part of FSF. If you can
provide such an example, there's something to discuss.
Thomas E. Dickey