Hi Matz,

     Thanks for the clarification.  Do you kno what "Micro Ruby" on the
"To Do" list stands for, and if any significant work is in progress in
this area?  Thanks.

Dennis

On Sat, 27 Apr 2002, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> In message "Re: a small ruby for embedded applications"
>     on 02/04/27, Matt M Sykes <mattmsykes / yahoo.co.uk> writes:
> 
> |It is my understanding that statically linking to a LGPL library
> |requires your source code to be released or to be publically available
> |upon request.
> 
> No.  Linking a GPL library will make your source code to be opened,
> but a LGPL library will not.  You just have to allow re-linking your
> application with newer version of the library.  See COPYING.LIB file.
> 
> |The regexp library is pretty stand-alone and cross-platform, it 
> |even compiled on Mac Carbon without much problem, so in any case
> |it should be easy to add or remove the regexp class.
> 
> Regular expression is built in Ruby.  If you want to remove, you need
> to prepare stub for the regexp library.
> 
> 							matz.
>