[Fedora-legal-list] Orthanc - OpenSSL exception

Tom Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Dec 19 16:36:06 UTC 2012

On 12/19/2012 03:37 AM, S├ębastien Jodogne wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am the upstream developer of Orthanc, an open-source DICOM server [1].
> Yesterday, I submitted a first version of a Fedora package for Orthanc [2].
> As pointed out by Antonio Trande [3], Orthanc is licensed under the
> GPLv3 license with the OpenSSL exception [1]. This is because Orthanc
> supports SSL encryption for its Web/REST interface for securing the
> communications [4]. Unfortunately, I do not see the GPLv3 + OpenSSL
> exception in the licenses that are supported by Fedora [5].
> Could someone indicate me how I can take this issue into consideration
> for the Orthanc Fedora packaging?

GPLv3 + the OpenSSL exception is fine for Fedora. Just mark the package as:

License: GPLv3 with exceptions



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