Using LGPLv3+ license for libgnutls?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Wed Sep 10 14:01:13 CEST 2008

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 09:28:29AM +0200,
 Simon Josefsson <simon at> wrote 
 a message of 94 lines which said:

> The problem is for GPLv2-only projects that wants to use a LGPLv3
> library.


My case:
Since echoping has the OpenSSL exception, switching GNUTLS to LGPLv3
would mean dropping GNUTLS support, just to please the FSF lawyers.

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