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Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2012 02:33:08 +0200
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: unrar license is not compatible with gpl, it is not free at all

On 29 Sep, 2012, at 2:16 , Milen Rangelov <gat3way@...il.com> wrote:

> I think it is in conflict with GPL because there are imposed restrictions on modifying the code (wondering what kind of a **** would modify a cracker to create archives anyway).
> 
> OpenSSL falls in the same category with its advertising clause.
> 
> We have many examples of a "GPL with OpenSSL exception" (like curl for example), but I haven't seen such thing for rar. 7zip is the first example I've seen, thanks for that.

So am I in trouble for merely supervising the de-facto official GitHub repos? If I am, I will just drop them without notice and teach my kids a fargin' truckload of foul words.

Solar, I believe you are fairly competetent with issues like this. Please advice if you can.

magnum

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