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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-08-03 09:10:38

Thomas Matelich wrote:

>I am going to become maintainer of an open source library, and would
>like to use some of the classes available in boost, but the project's
>"owner" doesn't want to have dependence upon other libraries. So what
>would the rules be on mirroring classes from boost in this library? Is
>that allowed? Full credit would be given and the status would stay
>current with boost releases.

As long as the licenses in the files are observed, go for it. Other
projects, including commercial projects, are already internally mirroring

The boost libraries are supposed to be useful. We can hardly complain if
people actually use them.


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