TLS libraries and licenses

Jerry James loganjerry at
Wed Nov 27 21:16:32 UTC 2013

On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 10:51 AM, Rex Dieter <rdieter at> wrote:
> Jerry James wrote:
>> The third option is OpenSSL, whose license is GPL-incompatible, and so
>> not an option for us.
> at least in fedora, openssl is considered a "system library" (for gpl
> purposes).
> Probably a good idea to consult fedora legal list instead (you'll likely get
> a better answer there)
> -- Rex

Some of my fellow developers want to steer away from openssl because
of its license.  That Fedora considers it okay is unlikely to change
their minds, but I'll mention it.  Thank you!
Jerry James

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