[zeromq-dev] [ANN] zmq.rs - native stack of ØMQ in Rust

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 10:30:33 CEST 2014

On 2014-07-04 18:08, Pieter Hintjens wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 10:02 AM, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think that you can get the same effect just by having a public, documented
>> policy of only accepting BSD-licensed contributions.
> Yes, we used to do this with ZeroMQ, asking all patches to be
> submitted under MIT/X11. However it's one extra step for project
> maintainers and contributors, and every extra step is a risk and cost.
> If GitHub had a configurable one-time "I agree to submit all my
> patches to this project under license XYZ" that would be workable IMO.
>> Whether you have the share-alike license be the "trigger" or a simple policy
>> statement won't make much difference, I don't think (IANAL!).
> Indeed. Both will work as far as I can tell.
> We could modify C4.1 to allow BSD-like licenses with this extra step.
> That'd make it compatible with communities that have chosen such
> licenses.
> Thanks for the discussion, this has been very helpful.

Thanks for bearing with me. :-)

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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