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authormatz <matz@b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e>1998-01-16 12:19:22 +0000
committermatz <matz@b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e>1998-01-16 12:19:22 +0000
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@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ easy object-oriented programming. It has many features to
process text files and to do system management tasks (as in
perl). It is simple, straight-forward, and extensible.
-* Features of ruby
+* Features of Ruby
+ Simple Syntax
+ *Normal* Object-Oriented features(ex. class, method calls)
@@ -17,17 +17,15 @@ perl). It is simple, straight-forward, and extensible.
+ Dynamic Loading of Object files(on some architecture)
+ Highly Portable(works on many UNIX machines)
-* How to get ruby
+* How to get Ruby
-** by ftp
-
-The ruby distribution can be found on
+The Ruby distribution can be found on
ftp://ftp.netlab.co.jp/pub/lang/ruby/
* How to compile and install
-This is what you need to do to compile and install ruby:
+This is what you need to do to compile and install Ruby:
1. Run ./configure, which will generate config.h and Makefile.
@@ -41,40 +39,61 @@ This is what you need to do to compile and install ruby:
4. Run make.
- 5. Optionally, run 'make test' to check that the compiled ruby
+ 5. Optionally, run 'make test' to check that the compiled Ruby
interpreter works well. If you see the message "test succeeded",
- your ruby works as it should.
+ your Ruby works as it should (hopefully).
6. Run 'make install'
-If you fail to compile ruby, please send the detailed error report with
+If you fail to compile Ruby, please send the detailed error report with
the error log and machine/OS type, to help others.
* Copying
-Ruby is copyrighted by Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz@ruby.club.co.jp>.
+Ruby is copyrighted free software by Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz@netlab.co.jp>.
+You can redistribute it and/or modify it under either the terms of the GPL
+(see COPYING file), or the conditions below:
+
+ 1. You may make and give away verbatim copies of the source form of the
+ software without restriction, provided that you duplicate all of the
+ original copyright notices and associated disclaimers.
+
+ 2. You may modify your copy of the software in any way, provided that
+ you do at least ONE of the following:
+
+ a) place your modifications in the Public Domain or otherwise make them
+ Freely Available, such as by posting said modifications to Usenet
+ or an equivalent medium, or by allowing the author to include your
+ modifications in the software.
+
+ b) use the modified software only within your corporation or organization.
+
+ c) rename any non-standard executables so the names do not conflict
+ with standard executables, which must also be provided.
+
+ d) make other distribution arrangements with the author.
-This source is distributed under the conditions blow:
+ 3. You may distribute the software in object code or executable
+ form, provided that you do at least ONE of the following:
- 1. You may make and give away verbatim copies of the source form of
- the software without restriction, provided that you do not modify
- the original distribution files.
+ a) distribute the executables and library files of the software,
+ together with instructions (in the manual page or equivalent)
+ on where to get the original distribution.
- If you want to distribute the modified version in any way, contact
- the author.
+ b) accompany the distribution with the machine-readable source of
+ the software.
- 2. You may distribute the software in object code or executable
- form, provided that you distribute it with instructions on where
- to get the software.
+ c) give non-standard executables non-standard names, with
+ instructions on where to get the original software
+ distribution.
- 3. You may modify the software in any way, provided that you do not
- distribute the modified version.
+ d) make other distribution arrangements with the author.
4. You may modify and include the part of the software into any other
software (possibly commercial). But some files in the distribution
are not written by the author, so that they are not under this terms.
- They are gc.c(partly)¡€utils.c(partly), regex.[ch]¡€fnmatch.[ch]¡€
- glob.c, st.[ch] and somme files under the ./missing directory. See
+ They are gc.c(partly), utils.c(partly), regex.[ch], fnmatch.[ch],
+ glob.c, st.[ch] and some files under the ./missing directory. See
each files for the copying condition.
5. The scripts and library files supplied as input to or produced as
@@ -88,9 +107,9 @@ This source is distributed under the conditions blow:
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE.
-* ruby home-page
+* Ruby home-page
- The URL of the ruby home-page is:
+The URL of the Ruby home-page is:
http://www.netlab.co.jp/ruby/