Issue #8913 has been updated by Usaku NAKAMURA.

Backport changed from 1.9.3: REQUIRED, 2.0.0: DONE to 1.9.3: DONE, 2.0.0: DONE

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Bug #8913: Unclear licensing terms on lib/gserver.rb
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/8913#change-44682

* Author: Antonio Terceiro
* Status: Closed
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: Zachary Scott
* Category: doc
* Target version: 
* ruby -v: trunk
* Backport: 1.9.3: DONE, 2.0.0: DONE
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The reader of the file only says this:

# Copyright (C) 2001 John W. Small All Rights Reserved
#
# Author::        John W. Small
# Documentation:: Gavin Sinclair
# Licence::       Freeware.

What does "Freeware" mean? With only that said, one cannot assume that file is free software/open source.

The intention is probably to have it licensed under the same terms of the rest of Ruby, so it would be nice to change that header to not mention any explicit licensing terms (even though "Freeware" is not a proper license) so that the global licensing terms of Ruby also apply to this file.



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