[rust-dev] [ANN] zmq.rs - native stack of ØMQ in Rus
fantix.king at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 20:01:02 PDT 2014
Thank you all, I learned a lot about licensing from all the discussions,
will make the decision then :)
On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 4:55 AM, Corey Richardson <corey at octayn.net> wrote:
> See also the discussion on IRC:
> It wasn't my intention to discourage using any particular license, but
> to raise its requirements if they weren't consciously chosen.
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 12:33 PM, SiegeLordEx <slabode at aim.com> wrote:
> > On 07/02/2014 03:16 AM, Corey Richardson wrote:
> >> Complaining about something I don't like:
> >> Due to the choice of MPLv2, this won't be usable in the wider Rust
> >> ecosystem, which is MIT/ASL2 focused. In particular, section 3.2(a)
> >> requires that any distribution in "Executable Form" carry a notice
> >> about how to acquire the source code of zmq.rs. This is not
> >> unworkable, but it is something we have avoided so far in the
> >> community.
> > I should note that this is not a universally held opinion in the Rust
> > community. While it is true that many/most current Rust projects mimic
> > license of `rustc` itself, there's nothing in Rust as a language that
> > precludes or encourages the use of any particular license. The mentioned
> > 'avoidance' is likely a consequence of the people just preferring those
> > licenses (i.e. they'd use them for their non-Rust projects as well)
> > than Rust being against the spirit of attribution, share-alike, copyleft
> > per se.
> > Personally, I would encourage Free Rust software just like I would
> > it in any other language. You shouldn't feel like you need to compromise
> > your moral principles (or whatever else you consult when choosing a
> > to contribute to Rust's success.
> > -SL
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