[Development] OpenSSL certificate validation

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Aug 26 17:10:15 CEST 2013

On segunda-feira, 26 de agosto de 2013 12:00:23, Florian Weimer wrote:
> On 08/14/2013 05:16 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > On quarta-feira, 14 de agosto de 2013 09:32:33, Florian Weimer wrote:
> >>> I'm located in the US, so I'm not allowed to modify the SSL code. If
> >>> you're in the US, you're not either. And now here's an interesting
> >>> question: are people working for American companies allowed to modify
> >>> the
> >>> SSL code?
> >> 
> >> That's a project policy question, not a legal question, right?
> > 
> > Legal, actually. The rule was "US persons and persons located in the US",
> > and since "companies are people", I believe it applies to the company too
> > (copyright holder).
> Okay, so how can we move this forward?  I suppose you don't need a patch
> from me to remove that line.

It's been explained and hopefully someone can do it.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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