Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] wireshark, license & OpenSSL
From: Frederic Peters <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006 10:35:03 +0200
Joerg Mayer wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 18, 2006 at 10:08:06AM +0200, Frederic Peters wrote:
> > I just thought the name change was a good time to consider the subtle
> > change to COPYING so wireshark can be included in Debian linked
> > against OpenSSL.  For the record it would need the copyright holders
> > to agree on the following note:
> 
> I don't think so: Wireshark is a renamed Ethereal, so we cannot change
> the license for the existing code - please correct me if I'm wrong.

Copyright holders can always change the license.  I felt the change
name would have been a good opportunity to do so.  However I thought
Gerald was the only copyright holder and was deep wrong on this.



        Frederic