[Rubygems-developers] [Fwd: rubygems license?]

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Mon Feb 13 20:45:11 EST 2006

On Feb 13, 2006, at 6:41 PM, Jim Weirich wrote:

> I'm forwarding this to the RubyGems mailing list.  The question is  
> what license covers RubyGems.  I don't think we ever explicitly  
> stated, but since our intention was to eventually be included as  
> part of the Ruby distro, I am suggesting we use the same terms as  
> Ruby (e.g. choice of either the Ruby license or GPL).
> Agreement?
> Other than setup.rb (which is under the LGPL), the only other file  
> with an explicit copyright notice (that I've seen) is Mauricio's  
> package.rb file.  It refers the reader to a LICENSE.txt file which  
> is not part of RubyGems, so I'm unclear what terms Mauricio  
> intended.  So, this question is direct to Mauricio regarding the  
> package.rb file, would the terms mentioned above be acceptable to you?

As far as I'm concerned (and have any say) Ruby's license is good.


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