[Ironruby-core] License change?

Douglas Campos douglas at theros.info
Fri Jun 4 10:15:23 EDT 2010


+0,5 for Apache
+1 for MIT or BSD

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Jeff Lewis <jdlewis at xactware.com> wrote:
> Apache would be wonderful!  BSD or MIT would be even better.
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> From: ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org
> [mailto:ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Mark Rendle
> Sent: Friday, June 04, 2010 5:13 AM
> To: ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> Subject: Re: [Ironruby-core] License change?
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> Any specific reasons for choosing Apache, as opposed to BSD (or even MIT)?
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> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 8:33 AM, Jimmy Schementi
> <Jimmy.Schementi at microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> As you probably know, IronRuby is currently licensed under the Microsoft
> Public License (http://opensource.org/licenses/ms-pl.html). Occasionally we
> hear feedback, questions, and a general lack of familiarity about the
> license that IronRuby uses.  In several instances, users ask why IronRuby
> doesn't use a more popular license.  We are therefore considering switching
> our license to a well-known open-source license; specifically the Apache
> License, Version 2.0 (http://opensource.org/licenses/apache2.0.php).
> However, the pieces of IronRuby which are licensed under CPL and the Ruby
> license will not change (pieces from MRI which IronRuby redistributes, and
> YAML).
>
> We'd like to hear your feedback before we make any decisions.  Do you think
> adopting a more popular license, such as the Apache License, would be a good
> change for IronRuby?
>
> ~Jimmy
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