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Re: https://polarssl.org/

On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 7:18 PM, Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 1 May 2013, at 19:15, David Sheets <kosmo.zb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 7:07 PM, Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On 1 May 2013, at 19:04, Vincent Bernardoff <vb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Another embeddded SSL lib, I just found out that mini-os is using it. 
>>>> Might be worth a look if not already done ?
>>> It's also dual commercial GPLv2 licensed, unfortunately, and so roughly the 
>>> same as MatrixSSL.  I've not looked in more depth though, as MatrixSSL has 
>>> a really nice low-level API that is perfect for our binding needs...
>> Perhaps you can avoid <https://polarssl.org/foss-license-exception>
>> the GPL? It's not clear to me.
> Doesnt make any practical difference afaict:
> "You obey the GPL in all respects for the Program and all portions (including 
> modifications) of the Program included in the Derivative Work (provided that 
> this condition does not apply to Independent Works);"
> So, uh... it's effectively GPL then, right?

"Program" is their library. I believe this is essentially a linking exception.

> -anil



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