Mongoose project status and licensing change

Gedare Bloom gedare at
Thu Aug 15 14:56:00 UTC 2013

So Mongoose is going GPL. We should look for an alternative embedded
webserver for the RTEMS community. Any suggestions?


On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 10:47 AM, Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill at> wrote:
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> From: "Sergey Lyubka" <valenok at>
> Date: Aug 15, 2013 3:57 AM
> Subject: Mongoose project status and licensing change
> To: "mongoose-users" <mongoose-users at>
> Cc:
> Hi mongoose users!
> It is 9 years since I've started working on mongoose. Now it got to the
> point when project requires attention that exceeds free-time capacity of a
> single person (myself). I have decided to back mongoose by a company. I've
> started Cesanta Software and set the following goals:
>    o  enhance mongoose embedding capabilities (e.g., provide OS API
> abstraction akin to Sqlite)
>    o  enhance Lua API
>    o  enhance Websocket support
>    o  enhance testing
>    o  enhance HTTP client
>    o  provide fast response to issues
>    o  provide technical support with SLA
>    o  build a strong team of full- and part-time mongoose developers
> Mongoose continues to be open source, and changes it's license from MIT to
> dual license:
>   o  for non-commercial use, Mongoose continues to be free, available under
> GPL v.2 license
>   o  businesses must get a standard commercial license
> I would be happy to answer any questions.
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