[rrd-developers] Relicensing of src/rrd_client.[ch]

kevin brintnall kbrint at rufus.net
Tue Apr 6 21:07:04 CEST 2010

I favor:

2-clause BSD

I'd be interested to hear Tobi's view on the subject.

On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Florian Forster <rrdtool at nospam.verplant.org
> wrote:

> Hi Kevin and Sebastian,
> I would like to open up the rrdcached client interface so it can be used
> from non-GPL applications. For that I would like to re-license the two
> files
>  src/rrd_client.h and
>  src/rrd_client.c
> to a more permissible license. I was thinking about using the MIT
> license or the LGPL "2.1 or later".
> As far as I see, you two are the only other copyright holders on those
> files [0]. Would a license change be okay for you? If so, which license
> do you prefer?
> Regards,
> —octo
> [0] It is kind of hard to tell because SVN doesn't differentiate between
>    author and committer. The mail goes to the mailing list as well, so
>    if I missed a contribution please speak up! The files list me as the
>    sole copyright holder which I believe is outdated.
> --
> Florian octo Forster
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