[erlang-questions] 0MQ libraries

Michael Truog <>
Fri Jan 31 02:38:21 CET 2014


Talking about this type of stuff in the code:
https://github.com/gar1t/erlang-czmq/blob/master/c_src/czmq_port.c#L4

On 01/30/2014 05:17 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:
> Wait! My project doesn't even have a license file. What are we even
> talking about here?
>
> CZMQ/0MQ is dual licensed GPL/LGPL. I'll use those, if that's okay
> with Tristan. Don't want that guy up in my grill.
>
> On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 7:12 PM, Mahesh Paolini-Subramanya
> <> wrote:
>> 'No License' means that you retain all rights - and also means that it is
>> pretty much unusable by anyone else!
>>
>> cheers
>> Mahesh Paolini-Subramanya
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>> On January 30, 2014 at 7:56:47 PM, Garrett Smith () wrote:
>>
>> How about no license? How do I delete this file?
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 5:31 PM, Michael Truog <> wrote:
>>> On 01/30/2014 03:15 PM, 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?
>>>>
>>> You are right, originally they wanted to close the service loophole in
>>> GPLv3, but they didn't, that got closed in AGPLv3. I just try to avoid all
>>> GPL use due to the various other restrictions on commercial use, so these
>>> may blur in my mind a bit, since the general direction is meant to prevent
>>> closed-source use, though GPLv3 isn't a version that does that for
>>> services.
>>> (I am not a lawyer, not giving legal advice... don't sue me)
>>>
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