Lyle Johnson wrote:

> 
> 
> I don't have a problem with Ruby's license, but I've not yet been in
> the position of needing to integrate it into commercial software.
> 
> But I guess my follow-up question, directed to those people do in fact
> have fears about Ruby's license situation,  is this: If Ruby Central
> (http://www.rubycentral.org) did in fact have a letter from a lawyer
> explaining how it's all good, would that matter to you? If not, what
> would it take for you (or more likely your company's legal department)
> to be happy? I wouldn't want Ruby Central to waste their funds on a
> symbolic gesture that doesn't really solve the problem.


That makes sense.  While an informed and educated statement about the 
license would be good to have, it won't buy anyone legal indemnification 
or peace of mind.  Ultimately, a given company would have to get their 
own lawyer to determine what to do.

James