Subject: Re: GNUTLS is not going anywhere
Date: Wednesday 12th December 2012 19:36:03 UTC (over 4 years ago)
On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 21:04, [email protected] said: > appreciated. However, the project GNUTLS does not belong to you. Nikos started the development of GNUTLS under the GNU label on my suggestion. He is the principal author of GNUTLS and gave away his legal rights on that work without any compensation or help. The success of GNUTLS is not due to the GNU project but due to Nikos' and Simon's work, and due to all the *Debian* maintainer who worked hard to replace OpenSSL by a GPLed TLS implementation. On the contrary, the GNU project - i.e. you - put at lot of burden upon him which finally led to his decision do continue GNUTLS without the GNU !help. Claiming that the FSF has any moral rights on the name of that software is absurd. > But you cannot take GNUTLS out of the GNU Project. You cannot It is free software and thus the GNU project may continue to use it. Like X11, TeX, or Bazaar. > We will continue the development of GNUTLS. May I suggest to name it LibreTLS ;-) Shalom-Salam, Werner -- Die Gedanken sind frei. Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.