ovehk at ping.uio.no
Sat Sep 15 21:10:19 CDT 2001
On Sat, 15 Sep 2001, Travis Michielsen wrote:
> On September 14, 2001 9:40 pm, Dan Kegel wrote:
> > Gavriel State wrote:
> > > That said on the licensing side, I have no idea whether the
> > > OpenSSL code actually provides the functionality we need to
> > > implement the CryptoAPIs. Has anyone looked into this yet?
> > >
> > > The other alternative is to ask the libgcrypt team if they
> > > are willing to consider LGPL-ing their library so that we
> > > can use it. Has anyone asked?
> > FWIW, Peter Gutmann (author of another SSL API,
> > http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/cryptlib/ ),
> > says wine is welcome to use his code:
> Hmm, I was unaware of that project. I asume that you have already contacted
> the author and has his approval at least for the wine project. But have you
> also clarified the situation with winelib applications both GPL and
> otherwise? I just want to clarify this as this seems to be the main area of
> concern. I have briefly visited the site and the API seems to support
> everything we need and I will consider using it. However, I did not find a
> license on the site.
There seems to be some conditions if you click "downloading". Alas, those
usage conditions on the site doesn't even come close to conforming with
something like the Debian Free Software Guidelines, much less the GPL...
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