You can if you get permission. MS is becoming a little more accepting
of OOS, right? Or at least, trying to? Maybe they'd be willing to make
a gesture. Mind you, it might be the sort of gesture that involves a
middle finger, but it doesn't hurt to ask.
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From: Curt Hibbs [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 30, 2006 2:49 PM
To: ruby-talk ML
Subject: Re: [ANN] One-Click Ruby Installer for Windows
On 8/30/06, Alexandru Popescu > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 8/30/06, Berger, Daniel <Daniel.Berger@qwest.com> wrote:
> > What about doing something along the lines of Strawberry
> > bundle a compiler with the distro?
> > http://win32.perl.org/wiki/index.php?title=Strawberry_Perl
> > Regards,
> > Dan
> Do you think you are allowed to distribute MS compiler (and
> tools needed)? (cause I don't think so).
No, you can't redistribute MS tools. This would only be a
possibility is we go the MinGW route.