Thanks Rudi!

I am glad that we got this sorted out, and that everyone now  
understands it was simply a misunderstanding.

Regards,
Stuart Halloway
Relevance

> After the previous thread about copyright and ownership of MPI Ruby,
> the folks at Relevance asked me to start a new thread setting the
> record straight:
>
> * Aaron Bedra and I worked on separate branches of MPI Ruby, without
> knowing of the other's work.
>
> * I was accidentally misled by another party via email to
> misunderstand the situation, thinking that Aaron removed my name and
> adjusted copyrights inappropriately.
>
> * I posted my accusations to the ruby-talk list without contacting
> Aaron or Relevance first.  Unfortunately, I misread the situation and
> luckily Stuart from Relevance was able to correct me within 24 hours.
> My prior accusations were false on every point of fact, and I
> apologize wholeheartedly to both Aaron and Relevance, and also to the
> Ruby Talk ML for wasting time and attention because of insufficiently
> careful review of wrong allegations on my part.
>
> So for the aspiring politicos in the Ruby Talk ML, let this be a
> lesson to you: send a private email first to avoid extra work and
> confusion as well as stress.  Thanks for the other ML participants who
> clued me in on my first try at this difficult situation.
>
> I expect this post to be the penultimate one, with the reply coming
> from Stuart to confirm acceptance and linking to the original mistaken
> thread so that search engines can frequently return the fuller story
> rather than the misleading earlier thread.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Rudi
>
>
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