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

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] arch + webdav + https ?
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 09:47:21 +0100
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On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 18:26:22 -0500, 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.

That's what is on the wiki. When I looked at the license, it didn't look
incompatible to me. It contains the problematic copyright notice clause
and it's not clear whether it applies to program linked against the
library (but it seems it does).

> 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...

I am not sure. We have to ask Tom why he disabled linking tla against

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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