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Re: [bug-mailutils] PostgreSQL support

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [bug-mailutils] PostgreSQL support
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 23:48:51 +0300

> In short, I'm not able to compile mailutils with MySQL support as that
> makes mailutils (GPL) link against libssl, non-GPL-compatible.

I don't see why it is not allowed. It is true that OpenSSL is
distributed under a dual license that is not compatible with GPL.
However both of its licenses are BSD-style Open Source licenses and
therefore linking against the library should be allowed, just as it
was allowed to link against libraries distributed under the original BSD
license with the ``obnoxious BSD advertising clause''.

Anyway, my proposition is that we should forward this question to


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