[rabbitmq-discuss] Licensing of librabbitmq

Marcus Eriksson 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:

> Marcus
> 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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