[openssl-dev] License change agreement

Quanah Gibson-Mount quanah at symas.com
Fri Mar 24 18:43:17 UTC 2017

--On Friday, March 24, 2017 7:47 PM +0100 Kurt Roeckx <kurt at roeckx.be> 

> On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:18:40AM -0700, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
>> --On Friday, March 24, 2017 6:12 PM +0000 "Salz, Rich" <rsalz at akamai.com>
>> wrote:
>> > > Thanks Rich, that's a more useful starting point.  Has dual licensing
>> > > been considered?  Both in 2015 and now, the lack of GPLv2
>> > > compatibility has shown to be a serious drawback to the APLv2.
>> >
>> > Dual licensing means that it is also available under a
>> > no-patent-protection license which is an issue for us.
>> APLv2 and MPLv2 both have patent protections.  How would a dual license
>> of APL+MPL result in a no-patent-protection license?
> As far as I understand the MPLv2 is only compatible with the GPLv2
> in a very specific case which makes it not useful for people that
> would actually want to link their application with it.

Reference?  I certainly don't see that in 



Quanah Gibson-Mount
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Symas Corporation
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