[logback-user] Why LGPL instead of Apache License?

Ralph Goers Ralph.Goers at dslextreme.com
Fri Aug 22 21:56:45 CEST 2008

cowwoc wrote:
> Ceki,
> What is the legal implication of using Logback through slf4j? Does this
> limit our obligations to slf4j's MIT license or does any aspect of logback's
> LGPL license pass through?
> Thank you,
> Gili
Pass through to what? Any application that uses SLF4J is not a 
derivative of Logback and isn't impacted by Logback's use of LGPL. OTOH, 
if you write your own Logback components those would be derivative works 
and would be impacted.


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