[rabbitmq-discuss] Licensing of librabbitmq
krummas at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 08:55:58 GMT 2010
On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Alexis Richardson <
alexis.richardson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 8:24 AM, Marcus Eriksson <krummas at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > No, I dont think they have to be GPL. Is, for example, BSD licensing my
> > plugin a solution to this problem?
> It might be, if librabbitmq could be BSD licensed. That's one route.
> Equally we could use 'section 13' of the MPL to allow use of
> librabbitmq under the GPL, or if we felt perverse, the LGPL. Or, it
> may be possible to use MPL here.
> Can you tell me:
> 1. if your plugin must be distributed with Drizzle?
Not really, but it would be nice of course. The long term plan for drizzle
is to have a plugin site where users can download plugins (like
> 2. how your plugin uses librabbitmq?
May I ask why you picked MPL? I'm a total newbie on licensing issues, but to
me it feels quite hostile, I would expect client libs to be as open as
possible to enable more products using the "main" product.
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