[zeromq-dev] Relicensing CZMQ & other projects

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu Mar 20 16:11:46 CET 2014


Sorry, that is correct, I'm referring to the Mozilla Public License v2.0.

On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 4:51 PM, AJ Lewis <AJ.Lewis at quantum.com> wrote:
> 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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