[openssl-dev] The new OpenSSL license should be made GPLv2 compatible

Quanah Gibson-Mount quanah at symas.com
Sun Mar 26 20:36:31 UTC 2017

--On Saturday, March 25, 2017 6:16 PM -0400 Theodore Ts'o <tytso at mit.edu> 

> And indeed, different Linux distributions have already come to
> different conclusions with respect to various license compatibility
> issues.  (Examples: dynamically linking GPL programs with OpenSSL
> libraries under the old license, distributing ZFS modules for Linux,
> etc.)

This makes the completely unfounded assumption that only distributions 
build and ship OpenSSL.  Many companies build and use products based on top 
of OpenSSL, which they distribute, that is entirely and appropriately 
separate from whatever OS their application may be running on top of.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Product Architect
Symas Corporation
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