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Re: [Lynx-dev] Mac Version

From: Thorsten Glaser
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Mac Version
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 22:49:32 +0000 (UTC)

David Woolley dixit:

>> 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.

Except on operating systems where OpenSSL is part of the base system.

I believe no one can invent an algorithm. One just happens to hit upon it
when God enlightens him. Or only God invents algorithms, we merely copy them.
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