[zeromq-dev] Relicensing CZMQ & other projects

AJ Lewis AJ.Lewis at quantum.com
Thu Mar 20 15:51:39 CET 2014


I'm assuming you mean The Mozilla Public License Version 2.0 as described
here:
http://www.mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/

Is that correct?

Thanks for clarifying,
AJ

On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 11:57:53AM +0200, Pieter Hintjens wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> The LGPLv3+static link license we've used for years has worked well
> except in one regard: as a custom license, it's hard for some legal
> teams to digest.
> 
> The MPL v2, which came out in 2012, solves this problem while keeping
> the goal of sharing patches.
> 
> It's not practical to relicense libzmq to MPLv2, however it is for
> other projects. We're starting with CZMQ, and will broaden this to
> other projects over time.
> 
> Does anyone have objections to this shift? If not, I'll document it on
> the wiki page as a recommendation for new projects. The C4.1 process
> already has MPLv2 as an allowed license.
> 
> -Pieter
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