[zeromq-dev] Licence

Bennie Kloosteman bklooste at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 04:51:26 CEST 2012


Ahh thanks,  looks like the anti add bar in brain needs adjustment

Ben

On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 10:44 AM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 10:41 AM, Bennie Kloosteman <bklooste at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I see the 15/ZMTP spec is covered by the GPL licence ?
> >
> > Is the software itself covered by GPL 3  or the lesser GPL ?  Since GPL
> > means if I link it to any software I must release the source ...
>
> It does explain this on the right side of the page:
>
> "Note on use of the GPL: we use this license to cover the
> specification text itself, not implementations. You can license your
> own code under any license you wish. If you make derived versions of
> this specification, you must share them under the GPL. The goal of
> this is to prevent private extensions of our specifications."
>
> -Pieter
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