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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: Dependency on OpenSSL
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2016 01:23:53 GMT
On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 6:03 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 3:59 PM, William A Rowe Jr <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
>
>> FWIW, OpenSSL is a dependency of a number of Apache projects and
>> has long been vetted as acceptable by the board, and all of the Legal VP's
>> throughout our evolution.
>>
>> You can suddenly decide to reclassify the scope of advertising clauses,
>> but we will be disabling major components of the Apache httpd, Tomcat,
>> and a number of other very visible projects in reaction to such a decision.
>> Somehow, both our organization and our many consumers have found their
>> way through this minefield up to this point, 15 years later.
>
> I would +1 a one-off exception for OpenSSL. I still think 4-clause BSD
> belongs in category X.

Do you mean explicitly listing this exception on our web page?

Thanks,
Roman.

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