[erlang-questions] Proposal to change Erlang's license

Francesco Cesarini <>
Fri Nov 15 12:38:13 CET 2013


The original MPL 2.0, no a modified one. What Loic says is correct, and 
from what I understand, Ericsson legal is ok with this approach. 
Contributors who have submitted changes have already been contacted, and 
the response was favorable.

Francesco

On 15/11/2013 11:32, Loïc Hoguin wrote:
> On 11/15/2013 11:31 AM, Kalinni Gorzkis wrote:
>> The original MPL 2.0 or a modified version? Don't modify the license,
>> the modified version will be GPL-incompatible, and the MPL 2.0 is
>> designed to be international.
>
> The goal is to have a well known unmodified license to make it easier 
> to use Erlang in commercial projects. Choice is MPL 2.0 because the 
> current license is derived from MPL 1.0.
>

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