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Re: Bacula and OpenSSL

Simon Josefsson <simon@josefsson.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

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