[Rubygems-developers] [Fwd: rubygems license?]
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).
> 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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