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From: Paul A. Bristow (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-19 14:48:50

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Little [mailto:cslittle_at_[hidden]]
Sent: Friday, November 16, 2001 2:17 PM
To: 'boost_at_[hidden]'
Subject: RE: [boost] Corporate legal department reaction to Boost license

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul A. Bristow [mailto:boost_at_[hidden]]
> Can we also ask for or perhaps 'welcome'
> (but NOT require) acknowledgement of the source - Boost
> and author in information about programs and products built
> with it? Perhaps a standard 'acknowledgement' statement could
> be provided to be appended to the standard license? The
> users could cut and paste this into their documentation.
> I wonder how many people would include an acknowledgement. I know we
wouldn't because most of our
> customers wouldn't know what to make of it.

> Chris

OK - so this just shows the futility (as also illustrated by others) of
making acknowledgement a __REQUIREMENT__.


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