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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-05-07 18:34:01

At 02:32 PM 5/7/00 -0500, jsiek_at_[hidden] wrote:

>Here's a proposal for the requirements for boost compatible
>1. Must grant permission to copy, use and modify the software
> for any use (commercial and non-commercial) for no fee.
>2. Must require that the license appear on all copies of the
> source.
>3. May not require that the license appear with executables, etc.
> that use the library and may not require that the source code
> also be available.

I'm with you so far.

>4. May contain restrictions about what is considered the
> "Standard Version" of the library. The version available
> at the boost cite would be the "Standard Version".
> (similar to clauses in the artistic license)

I'm not sure I understand this one. I tried the Perl version of the
artistic license, failed to parse it after two reading and gave up.
Could you explain in a bit more detail? Sorry I'm so dense.

Thanks for following up on this.


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