[vlmc-devel] COPYING: Add exemption to OpenSSL.

Rohit Yadav git at videolan.org
Fri Jul 29 21:17:43 CEST 2011

vlmc | branch: master | Rohit Yadav <rohityadav89 at gmail.com> | Sat Jul 30 00:56:12 2011 +0530| [2863cd310c2fed1bb71e37db4637594ebe0d5428] | committer: Rohit Yadav

COPYING: Add exemption to OpenSSL.
Based on talks suggestions from j-b and http://people.gnome.org/~markmc/openssl-and-the-gpl.html
make exemption to OpenSSL. OpenSSL binary libraries are used to link against Qt (QtNetwork's ssl apis)
while building win32 contribs, which then are used with VLMC for cross compiling win32 binary.
The same wordings and statements except for owners and authors were used in Qt's LICENSE file.

> http://git.videolan.org/gitweb.cgi/vlmc.git/?a=commit;h=2863cd310c2fed1bb71e37db4637594ebe0d5428

 COPYING |   11 +++++++++++
 1 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/COPYING b/COPYING
index 3cb6234..adf63d4 100644
@@ -279,3 +279,14 @@ POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
+In addition, as a special exception, authors of VLMC gives permission to link
+the code of its release of VLMC with the OpenSSL project's "OpenSSL" library
+(or modified versions of it that use the same license as the "OpenSSL" library),
+and distribute the linked executables. You must comply with the GNU General
+Public License version 2 in all respects for all of the code used other
+than the "OpenSSL" code. If you modify this file, you may extend this exception
+to your version of the file, but you are not obligated to do so. If you do not
+wish to do so, delete this exception statement from your version of this file.

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