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Re: Mail Notification: OpenSSL+GPL on Debian

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 03:32:18PM +1200, Dan Wallis wrote:
> 2011/6/24 Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>:
> > However, in reading the bug log my understanding is the upstream author's
> > position is that the GPL does not require dynamically-linked libraries to be
> > distributed under the same license terms.  I don't believe this is an
> > accurate interpretation of the GPL as written, but if Jean-Yves is the sole
> > copyright holder of the work, then this is a clarification of the intended
> > license, which I believe is sufficient for Debian's purposes.  If there are
> > other copyright holders, we would need to get similar clarification of
> > intent, or an OpenSSL linking exception, from each of them.

> That's great news. Thanks. :)

> Pascal, as the package maintainer,

Pascal is no longer the maintainer, actually; the maintainer is now LIU Qi. 
But the @bugs.debian.org address reaches him, so I guess he's following
along. :)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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