Clarifying the GnuPG License

John Clizbe John at
Sun Jun 16 00:50:11 CEST 2013

Henry Hertz Hobbit wrote:

> The last time I looked at it, I had to install GPG4Win or
> one of the GPG 1.x installs before I put Enigmail in THunderbird
> on Windows. EnigMail is licensed under MPLv2/GPLv2 to avoid
> licensing issues.  If Enigmail doesn't bundle when they have
> compatible licensing then neither should you bundle.

Licensing was discussed when we considered bundling GnuPG. It had little to do
with the decision not to bundle, AIR.


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