[zeromq-dev] License clarification

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Tue Aug 28 14:33:05 CEST 2012


On 28/08/12 13:38, Pieter Hintjens wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 5:25 PM, Simon Dawson<spdawson at gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> However, in the COPYING.LESSER file, it is stated that "Parts of the
>> software are licensed under the MIT (X11) license". I can find no
>> evidence of any such parts; do such parts still exist? If not, then
>> can the MIT/X11 section of the COPYING.LESSER file be regarded as
>> obsolete?

Till August 2010 all the outside contributions to the project had to be 
licensed under MIT license. MIT requires that "The above copyright 
notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or 
substantial portions of the Software".

Martin



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