Re: License question (OpenSSL + GPL)
On Tue, 30 Jan 2007 17:40:01 +0000 (GMT)
Paul Cager <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm packaging myserver (http://www.myserverproject.net). It uses OpenSSL
> to serve HTTPS requests, and contains the following in its license:
> "MyServer is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License
> (GPL) with the additional exception that compiling, linking, and using
> OpenSSL is allowed."
> I've looked in the archives to see if this is allowed in Debian, and the
> following implies that it is:
> Does this seem OK to everybody?
If you're asking copying the exception clause (or a similar one) of the
linked mail is enough to keep the Debian archive legal the answer is yes.
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