[Fedora-legal-list] Fedora and MS-PL (Dynamic Language Runtime)

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sun Aug 16 08:02:38 UTC 2009

On 08/16/2009 08:15 AM, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On 08/15/2009 06:57 PM, Jimmy Schementi wrote:
>> For what it's worth, IronRuby, IronPython, and the DLR are licensed under the "Microsoft Public License", which is OSI approved:
>> http://www.opensource.org/licenses/ms-pl.html
>> IronRuby is not associated with the "Microsoft Shared Source License".
> Yes, I do understand that part. :) I was simply correcting the point
> that the MS Shared Source License was in any way acceptable for Fedora
> (it is not).
> The MS Public License is acceptable for Fedora, Free but GPL
> incompatible. I'm adding it to the table now.

Can you let me know why it is GPL incompatible?


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