[openssl-dev] License change agreement

Richard Moore richmoore44 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 21:33:50 UTC 2017

On 23 March 2017 at 18:04, Salz, Rich via openssl-dev <
openssl-dev at openssl.org> wrote:

> > The new license also conflicts with the GPLv2.  This was immediately
> brought
> > up as a serious problem when this discussion began in July of 2015.  It
> > appears that the feedback that the APL does not solve these serious
> > problems with how OpenSSL was licensed was ignored.  Sad to see that.
> No it was not ignored.  (Just because we disagree doesn't mean we ignore
> the feedback.) The team felt that the Apache license better met our needs.

​It's a fairly large elephant in the room that the press release does not
address at all though. ​I think it's reasonable to expect some kind of


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