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Re: Bug#534338: OpenSSL bindings for Perl -- licensing questions

On Wed, 2012-27-06 at 23:13 +0200, Kai Storbeck wrote:
> I'm a bit perplexed that the module authors have anything to do with
> this as long as they are clearly stating their code is released under
> the artistic license.

This is my position, stated somewhat more clearly.  The particular
license of the module does not matter as long as it follows DFSG.

> Should Debian concern itself (too much) with the authority of such a
> claim? Is it debians task to mediate between all open source forges
> around the world and their claims for licensing?

In this case, Debian could ask for a clarification from or a suitable
agreement (as Apple has done) with OpenSSL.

The problem for Debian is that Debian is not just distributing the
source code from CPAN and OpenSSL has a weird clause (#5) in their

> Apologies if this is in the debian policy. 


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