Changing GPGME's license

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Jul 21 18:59:58 CEST 2003

On 18 Jul 2003 10:27:04 -0400, Greg Troxel said:

> impact of GPGME on the greater struggle for proprietary software will
> be small, whereas the impact on the struggle for universally-avaiable
> crypto will be large.

That is what I expect too.

> likely to be not.  Even with GPGME as LGPL, I would not expect large
> companies to adopt it into their products; that gets into the
> obligations of clause 6 to distribute linkable .o's and to refrain
> from prohibiting reverse engineering.

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