On Fri, 17 May 2002, Juergen Katins wrote:

> Dave Thomas <Dave / PragmaticProgrammer.com> wrote in message ...
> >
> > I want to see more people do what we're doing and opening up their
> > Ruby books. However, this relies on the good will of publishers.
> > Publishers are in the IP business, and live by copyright laws and
> > licenses. If they get the impression that open licenses are not
> > respected by the communities they're trying to serve, then I can see
> > that Programming Ruby may well be the last OPL book released by
> > Addison Wesley, and that would be a shame.
> >
> I would suggest you encourage AWL to use the license options provided
> by the OPL next time.

What's the point of using options, when people are going to ignore the
basic text of the license to begin with?  (See [ruby-talk:40527].)


David

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