On 01/02/06, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov <ara.t.howard / noaa.gov> wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Feb 2006, Austin Ziegler wrote:
> > I may be in the minority, but I believe that the GNU GPL is a very bad
> > licence for libraries in a highly dynamic environment such as Ruby, at least
> > if it is the only licence. (This is one reason I've never looked further at
> > a number of libraries and have in at least one instance created a clean
> > implementation of a ported library.)
> i hate thinking about this stuff and have just released under ruby's licence
> to avoid issues - see any problem with that?

Not at all. My problem here is that WSS4R is under GNU GPL only, not
dually licensed. It is the GNU GPL that is a problem, not the Ruby
licence.

-austin
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