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From Qiang Kou <q...@umail.iu.edu>
Subject Re: Rcpp licensing in Apache MXNet
Date Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:45:18 GMT
Hi, I am also in the Rcpp core team.

Rcpp11 is a reimplementation of Rcpp using C++ 11 features. However, it
lacks some features we used in MXNet R pacakge.

Best,

KK

On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 1:20 AM, Felix Cheung <felixcheung_m@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> On a related note, Rcpp, used extensively in the R package, is GPLv2/GPLv3
> licensed.
>
> I'm not aware of any other R package available that supports R<->C++.
>
> https://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-x
> https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/Rcpp/index.html
>
> _____________________________
> From: Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org<mailto:bayard@apache.org>>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 11:23 PM
> Subject: ZeroMQ licensing in Apache MXNet
> To: <general@incubator.apache.org<mailto:general@incubator.apache.org>>
> Cc: <dev@mxnet.incubator.apache.org<mailto:dev@mxnet.incubator.apache.org
> >>
>
>
> 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
>
>
>


-- 
Qiang Kou
qkou@umail.iu.edu
School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University

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