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From Gino Bustelo <g...@bustelos.com>
Subject Re: Update on Apache Toree and LGPL dependency
Date Fri, 04 Mar 2016 19:06:03 GMT
Thanks @stian. I was trying to sell them on the bigger picture that being
able to consume 0MQ within Apache projects would increase their user base.

On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 11:13 AM, Stian Soiland-Reyes <stain@apache.org>
wrote:

> I know software licensing can be a difficult thing to investigate, not
> to mention change!
>
> So very well done for managing to influence another open source
> project!  Apache projects don't live in isolation, and participating
> in the wider community is also an important aspect of open
> development.
>
> I guess this might also be a good opportunity to promote Apache Toree
> within 0MQ community :)
>
>
> On 3 March 2016 at 14:58, Gino Bustelo <gino@bustelos.com> wrote:
> > Wanted to give folks an update on our progress with dealing with JeroMQ,
> an
> > LGPL package that enables us to communicate via 0MQ. The 0MQ community is
> > very aware of the issues with LGPL (LGPLv3 + static link exception) and
> it
> > is their intention to try to move projects to MPL v2. This is not an easy
> > task depending on the age and size of the projects.
> >
> > Apache Toree's API access point is through the 0MQ transport layer (using
> > JeroMQ) and that is how Apache Toree connects out-of-the-box with
> Jupyter,
> > a very common way of consuming Apache Toree that is already in
> production.
> >
> > At this point, the JeroMQ project is still released under LGPL, but our
> > team initiated communications in mid-February with members of the JeroMQ
> > community to begin their transition to MPL v2 (
> > https://github.com/zeromq/jeromq/issues/326). The JeroMQ community
> reacted
> > very positively and quickly began the process of collecting votes from
> > their committers (https://github.com/zeromq/jeromq/issues/327). After 15
> > days, the current tally stands at 26 out of 32 committers have agreed to
> > switch license.
> >
> > Apache Toree has a JIRA (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TOREE-262
> )
> > where we keep all the relevant links and update with the latest
> > information. As that process is underway, we will move forward with plans
> > to release a 0.1.0 version of Apache Toree based on the precedence set by
> > Apache Mynewt (
> >
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201602.mbox/%3C5F118AA0-4ADA-403B-A6EB-4A85F0B30651%40me.com%3E
> > ).
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Gino
>
>
>
> --
> Stian Soiland-Reyes
> Apache Taverna (incubating), Apache Commons RDF (incubating)
> http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9842-9718
>
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