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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-30 15:37:44

I was going to write,

"Isn't the ready availability of many suitable example licenses in the
libraries enough for the lazy? It was for you."

But then I thought better of it. Good idea. I've updated the page in CVS.


  David Abrahams, C++ library designer for hire

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----- Original Message -----
From: <f-boost_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2001 3:42 PM
Subject: [boost] Recommended License

> Aren't we all lazy?
> And the first time we sat down to write our first Boost library,
> didn't we read and wonder
> which license we should, perhaps, use?
> Doesn't it seem like maybe it might be a good idea to provide an
> example of a license that complies with the guidelines, to cater to
> the intrinsic laziness of programmers?
> Perhaps this license might be a suitable example license; it was dug
> out of the iterator_adapters.hpp file and provided more or less
> verbatim:
> Copyright (C) <your name> <the year>. Permission to copy, use,
> modify, sell and distribute this software is granted provided this
> copyright notice appears in all copies. This software is provided "as
> is" without expressed or implied warranty, and with no claim as to its
> suitability for any purpose.
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