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From Felix Cheung <felixche...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ZeroMQ licensing in Apache MXNet
Date Thu, 06 Jul 2017 20:51:11 GMT
Isn't the release binaries going to contain bits from zeromq because of
#include<zeromq.h> though?

That header file is still going to be LGPL 3.0 licensed right?


On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 12:45 PM John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:

> Mu,
>
> So what happens when ZeroMQ is not available, do you fall back to something
> else?
>
> I'm inclined to say that this is allowable, knowing that its an optional
> dynamically linked dependency that has an alternative.  Assuming it has an
> alternative.
>
> I would strongly encourage podlings to try to leverage what the ASF
> provides, we ship a number of messaging systems that may be better from a
> licensing stand point - ActiveMQ, RocketMQ, Pulsar.
>
> John
>
> On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 3:27 PM Mu Li <muli.cmu@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > MXNet's backend is written in C++, which is not able to use the
> > java interface.
> >
> > On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 12:25 PM, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Are you guys able to use this (which is what we use in Apache Toree)?
> > >
> > > https://github.com/zeromq/jeromq
> > >
> > > Which has been successfully relicensed?
> > > https://github.com/zeromq/jeromq/blob/master/LICENSE
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:23 PM, Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > One of the items that is on the list to do before releasing Apache
> > MXNet
> > > is
> > > > removing ZeroMQ from the codebase/dependencies.
> > > >
> > > > ZeroMQ is licensed under the LGPL 3.0 with an exception for static
> > > > compiling.
> > > >
> > > > They have long been interested in relicensing to MPL 2.0, but haven't
> > > made
> > > > much progress, though they did relicense JeroMQ (Java
> > > > wrapper/implementaiton) last year.
> > > >
> > > > In the last few months they've made a lot of progress towards
> > > relicensing:
> > > > https://github.com/zeromq/libzmq/tree/master/RELICENSE
> > > >
> > > > I'd like to ask on legal-discuss@ for an exception (one year?) to
> > > continue
> > > > using ZeroMQ, with prominent documentation, in MXNet given the trend
> > > > towards MPL 2.0.
> > > >
> > > > Any concerns before I do so?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > > Hen
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Luciano Resende
> > > http://twitter.com/lresende1975
> > > http://lresende.blogspot.com/
> > >
> >
>

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