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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] arch + webdav + https ?

From: Cameron Patrick
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] arch + webdav + https ?
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 16:06:15 +0800
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Miles Bader wrote:

| On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 09:07:08AM +0100, Jan Hudec wrote:
| > Look at the wiki ( It says that HTTPS support is disabled
| > in the configure script. It says that the reason is legal -- OpenSSL
| > license is incompatible with GPL (It's a BSD-style license).
| The (normal 3 clause) BSD license is _not_ incompatibile with the GPL.
| Maybe there's some weird import/export restriction worry?  That was the
| traditional reason why encryption code got treated with kid gloves, but I
| thought that stuff had all been lifted recently...

It's not a normal 3-clause licence though.  It has an advertising
clause, and doesn't allow derivative works to be called "OpenSSL".
That isn't compatible with the GPL.


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