Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:12156] Licensing, Intellectual Property, and Ruby code (longish)"
    on 01/03/07, Colin Steele <colin / webg2.com> writes:

|Specifically, my question is:
|
|    "Should a public forum for the development of Ruby code require
|     that the code posted to it be licensed in such a fashion that
|     allows/encourages the open development, use and modification of
|     such code?"

No, it shouldn't be mandatory.  But in case the question was

|    "Can a public forum for the development of Ruby code require
|     that the code posted to it be licensed in such a fashion that
|     allows/encourages the open development, use and modification of
|     such code?"

the answer was yes (although I'm not a lawyer).  I'd like to see the
cookbook code to be free.

							matz.