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Paul Jakma writes:
> On Thu, 27 May 2004, Justin Mason wrote:
>> > In other words, SSLeay pushed the patent licensing burden onto the
> > end-user. [*] End-users that didn't bother getting licenses were
> > acting illegally.
>> > Anyone know if I'm remembering incorrectly?
>> Yes you are, wasnt SSLeay developed in Australia where these patents
> were invalid for some reason? (no software patents, some such).
Yeah, that's the case.
But would the "you need to get the license yourself" scheme have worked if
he was developing it in the US? or Europe?
> But, you'd probably have to avoid ever traveling to a certain
> country. Kind of difficult. Plus your software can not be distributed
> by the big US Linux distributor(s).
Yeah. (or from a US site, or packaged by anyone in the US, or...)
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