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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/licenses

In message <>
        on Wed, 10 Jun 2009 09:30:31 -0400,
        Greg Troxel <> wrote:
> > Log Message:
> > Add Ruby programming language license.
> Given the current situation, I think it makes sense for ruby to be
> tagged as gpl2, and I don't see any reason to even have ruby-license in
> pkgsrc/licenses.  The license framework is not supposed to be a complete
> taxonomy - the purpose is just to enable people to avoid accidentally
> building software with non-free licenses.
> ruby-license is so confusing that redistributing something based on it
> would seem to need advice of counsel.  But GPL2 is well understood, and
> asking pkgsrc users to put ruby-license in mk.conf seems unreasonable,
> especially when gpl2 is already in the default list.
I see and agree with you.

I'll change it just now.

Best regards.

Takahiro Kambe <>

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