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Hi.

> The bottom line on license agreements (and this is nothing that I can change) is that projects with copyleft style licenses are projects that I cannot work on. 
> That's why the selection of the license agreement is important to me personally. I want to work in an open fashion, but I also need to respect the needs of my employer. 

And what is the opinion of your employer about the Ruby license? I'm curious
about that. :-)

> While I actually personally agree that copyleft licenses are good for open source projects because of the requirement for giving back, 
> there are significant legal risks that (now that I understand what they really
mean) I would not be willing to
> undertake in certain software projects.

Some legal "mambo-jumbo" can be really a pain for companies, but I think that if
the developers pay much attention to this kind of details, things can run slow
than usual. Its a new and strange element on the development equation, made
specially for the big companies.

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Eust?quio "TaQ" Rangel
http://eustaquiorangel.com

"The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common
feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of
previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos."
Stephen Jay Gould
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