Re: Proposal for a generic new exception for OpenSSL

James Bottomley

On Thu, 2018-08-23 at 13:22 +0000, Alexios Zavras wrote:
If the wording of openvpn-openssl-exception is acceptable, we could
"templatize" its text and replace "OpenVPN" with "<SoftwareProduct>"
and "OpenVPN Technologies, Inc." with "<CopyrightHolder>".
For example of a simple templatized license, see the NTP license: htt
I think a generic additional permission doesn't need to be specific
like that, though and the fewer text substitutions, the easier it is to
apply. I also think the "permission to link" part is somewhat vague.
It probably works, but I think combination via linking without creating
a derived work is better and mirrors LGPL language on this.


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