[riot-devel] openthread and riot - license issues?

Martine Lenders mail at martine-lenders.eu
Mon Oct 24 10:59:37 CEST 2016


Hi Alex,

2016-10-22 22:49 GMT+02:00 Alexander Aring <aar at pengutronix.de>:

>
> Hi,
>
> On 10/22/2016 05:11 PM, Martine Lenders wrote:
> > Hi Alex,
> > we include openthread's source code as a package so as far as we are
> > concerned (but we are not lawyers) there is no licensing issue. If you
> know
> > anything different, please let us know!
> >
>
> I am also not a lawyer. I think I got confused because
>
> "WHICH LICENSES MAY NOT BE INCLUDED WITHIN APACHE PRODUCTS?"
>
> from [0]. But RIOT is not an "APACHE PRODUCT"... , :-)
>

Well we do it the other way around, we include (in this instant I mean
linking) a non-LGPL product within a LGPL product. The code itself isn't
even included, but downloaded from source. AFAIK this is fine*.

Cheers,
Martine

*IANAL
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