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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ZeroMQ licensing in Apache MXNet
Date Thu, 06 Jul 2017 16:21:31 GMT
Hen,

Can you give some more info about how MXnet uses ZeroMQ?  Is it an optional
dependency or required?  Are you actually bundling ZeroMQ in your release
(source or binary)?

John

On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 2:23 AM 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
>

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