On Fri, 2016-03-04 at 12:37 +0000, Osiris Pedroso wrote: > The file COPYING in libzmq indicates that liqzmq is licensed under > GPLv3. There is no mention to a statically linked exception. > > > The ZeroMQ site licensing page indicates that it is "GPLv3 plus > a statically linking exception". But this is not stated anywhere in > the code itself. > > > Also most source files also in their headers reference GPLv3 but there > is no mention to statically linked exception. > > > Pieter, should you create a LICENSING file or edit the COPYING file to > state that the Statically linked exception is in place? > > > Also, the licensing page proposes to move it to MPL v2 license. > > > I second that motion. > > > Can this also be taken care and update the COPYING file to indicate > this change has taken place? > > > My company is starting to dot the i's and this poped up.
Hi, As far as I understand, I think it's LGPL3 (linking exception at the bottom): https://github.com/zeromq/libzmq/blob/master/COPYING.LESSER Kind regards, Luca Boccassi
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