From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-13 12:26:56
> I've been having a private email exchange with a corporation that is
> planning to use Boost internally. The developers involved asked their
> corporate legal department to give the OK.
Big mistake. Never ask the legal department for permission....
> Boosters, is it time to reopen this issue?
It would seem reasonable to have a single license, but all of the issues you
raised seem valid to me. We might want to develop a "standard boost license"
and then just flag any libraries which have a compatible but different license
as required by a University or whatever.
On the other hand, I see no reason why boosters should waste their valuable time
to accommodate companies that choose to waste their time and $$ on a legal
departments that can't evaluate a few simple header files with statements
written in clear English....
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