[xmlsec] FAQ 1.3

John Belmonte jvb at prairienet.org
Sun Aug 24 15:44:49 PDT 2003

Aleksey wrote:

> 	Mozilla Public License

The nss library is under MPL/GPL dual-license.  This is the only way it 
can be GPL compatible, as the MPL is not compatible.

> 	Yes, but the application source code must be also released under GPL.

Technically, for GnuTLS + proprietary or otherwise GPL-incompatible 
code, there is no problem (the GPL does not come into effect) if the 
program is not distributed.  For example, this covers in-house tools, 
tinkering, etc.  See the GPL FAQ.

I would change that entry to "Yes, but only if the program is not 

I would also change the heading "Using with proprietary 
applications/libraries" to "Using with proprietary or otherwise 
GPL-incompatible applications/libraries".  Certainly a license can be 
nonproprietary but still not GPL-compatible (MPL, Artistic, etc.).


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