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Re: [Pginstaller-devel] OpenSSL Licence

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,"Shachar Shemesh" <psql(at)shemesh(dot)biz>
Cc: <pginstaller-devel(at)pgfoundry(dot)org>,<pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [Pginstaller-devel] OpenSSL Licence
Date: 2004-09-29 10:31:52
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE475D9F@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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> > > > * 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or 
> use of this
> > > > *    software must display the following acknowledgment:
> > > > *    "This product includes software developed by the 
> > > OpenSSL Project
> > > > *    for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit. (http://www.openssl.org/)"
> > > >  
> > > >
> > > I read it to mean that you should mention that only if 
> you tout the 
> > > SSL option of pgAdmin. I hate the advertising clause.
> > > 
> > > Can we contact them and see if they were part of the group
> > that agreed
> > > to switch to the three points BSD license without the advertising 
> > > clause?
> > 
> > OpenSSL isn't BSD license, and AFAIK never was. It has an 
> apache style 
> > license. Don'tt hink that would apply.
> > 
> > I guess if we're unsure we could always mail them and ask, though!
> 
> I've added the licence to both CVS's, and included the credit 
> at the bottom of the installer readme for now. The question 
> is, whether we have to include the advert on every release 
> note etc. A literal read of the licence says we do...

Are you sure? From what I can tell we only need to do that if our
release note mentions features or use of OpenSSL... Which we might want
to do, but as long as we don't, we shuold be safe.
Also, not sure if a release note qualifies as advertising material.

//mha

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