[erlang-questions] 0MQ libraries

Benoit Chesneau <>
Fri Jan 31 00:18:56 CET 2014


On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 12:15 AM, Tristan Sloughter <
> wrote:

> Why would it not allow you to use it in a service because it is GPLv3?
> Maybe you are confusing GPLv3 with the AGPL?
>

in a service it is not a problem. It's more likely a problem when you want
to ship your code and make sure it is not polluted by another license.
Which is not possible with the GPL3.

- benoit

>
> --
>   Tristan Sloughter
>   
>
> On Thu, Jan 30, 2014, at 02:19 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:
> > > Yes, but https://github.com/gar1t/erlang-czmq has a GPLv3 license,
> while
> > > https://github.com/zeromq/erlzmq2 has a BSD license, so that can also
> affect
> > > the choice.  erlang-czmq appears impossible to use in any commercial
> way,
> > > including in a service (due to it being v3 of the GPL).  So, that is a
> > > concern, aside from it being slow.  Though, I am not a lawyer, I am not
> > > giving legal advice.
> >
> > This was not a deliberate decision -- I'm happy to change it :)
> >
> > Suggestions?
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