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Re: [Lynx-dev] Mac Version

From: David Woolley
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Mac Version
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 21:00:14 +0000 (GMT)

> There is no compiled SSL version on fink for legal issues not  
> technical ones (you can compile your own but you need to install the  

The legal reasons are probably that the OpenSSL licence has advertising
clauses, which require you to publicise its authors whenever you distribute
it, but the GPL licence forbids additional restrictions, so any attempt
to distribute the GPLed Lynx linked with OpenSSL voids the GPL licence,
and therefore makes the distribution in breach of copyright.

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