[libnice] libnice license

Scott Richmond s.t.richmond at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 02:33:10 PST 2014

Thanks for the response Phillip. That is all I needed to hear. :)

On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Philip Withnall <philip at tecnocode.co.uk>
> Hi,
> On Tue, 2014-12-16 at 15:03 +1100, Scott Richmond wrote:
> > I'm struggling to fully understand the licenses applied to this
> > project (I've not explored using OSS in a commercial application
> > before). Is it possible to use libnice in a closed-source commercial
> > application without modification under the current licenses?
> Yes, it is. libnice is dual-licenced under MPLv1.1 and LGPLv2.1, both of
> which allow use of its code with proprietary components. You must make
> available copies of the source code of libnice (including any of your
> own modifications) when you distribute your proprietary project, but do
> not need to make your proprietary code available. You may choose to drop
> one of the two licences from libnice when you integrate it, if you wish.
> Since I’m not a lawyer, I’m less sure of the situation regarding patents
> and trademarks; you will need to look into that. I don’t think there is
> anything bad involved.
> Philip
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