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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Serious bug: Random.org - Important Request for Comments

From: Michael Petch
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Serious bug: Random.org - Important Request for Comments
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:27:13 -0700
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On 2015-01-13 2:47 PM, Dan Fandrich wrote:
> My view is only that the OpenSSL license
> is a non-issue when developing an app using libcurl.

This isn't my view. Hypothetically assume we use OpenSSL on the back end
of libcurl. Since our project is GPL'ed and we are linking with libcurl
we are also linking against openssl (to support that backend). The end
result of building binaries of our project is that it is going to link
directly or indirectly with OpenSSL and I believe that it would still
require our product to contain an exception to allow for this (or
alternatively use something on the backend with a license that is

Michael Petch
GNU Backgammon Maintainer / Developer
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