From: Michael Glassford (glassfordm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-05-04 13:02:57
"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> This is a reminder to urge Boost developers to add their names to
> >> http://www.boost.org/more/blanket-permission.txt if applicable.
In fact, I
> >> would also like to see a list of authors who explicitly don't
> >> libraries be subject to the new Boost license.
> >> If anybody wants me to do a license conversion for them, I'd be
> >> happy to. Just contact me, let me know what library you want
> > and
> >> I will send you back the patches.
> >> As long as some of the wide-spread libraries (MPL, smart_ptr,
> >> their old license, libraries that depend on these are effectively
> >> limited.
> > I think we're going to have to be more pro-active about this or
> > get done. It would help if someone would go through the common
code in the
> > boost/detail directory and ask the authors for permission to
> > licenses, after that we can hit on individual libraries.
> It's a good idea.
> FWIW, we're going to have problems doing that for the threads
> nobody can find Bill Kempf.
I was going to mention this, too. FWIW, I'm still trying (to contact
him, that is).
Also FWIW, I just added my name to the list.
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