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Re: Porting mbedtls (former PolarSSL) to eCos

On 17.01.2016 22:52, Jonathan Larmour wrote:
> On 16/01/16 11:35, Ilija Kocho wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I am porting mbedtls (former PolarSSL) Ref:
>> security stack to eCos. It is now licensed under Apache 2.0 that allows
>> linking with proprietary code.
>> I would like to put patches on Bugzilla for review and discussion but
>> I'm little bit worried about regulations regarding encryption products.
>> How do I proceed?
> Unfortunately Apache 2.0 is not compatible with the GPLv2 we use:
> If you can overcome that somehow,

Perhaps this statement from eCos licence combined with GPLv3: "...either
version 2 or (at your option) any later version.".

>  then on the encryption side, first you must
> check the encryption export laws of your own country.

Afaik Macedonia has no export control. Anyway I'll check with our
forwarding agent.

> Then the encryption
> export laws for the server hosting the patches, in this case the UK. I haven't
> found any good information to indicate whether it definitely does or
> definitely does not have any export control, sorry.

Then I may put EPK on some server in MK.


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