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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-16 11:57:23

[2002-07-16] Philippe A. Bouchard wrote:

>"David B. Held" <dheld_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> "Philippe A. Bouchard" <philippeb_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> news:ah005q$b1s$
>> > [...]
>> > mutable_ptr<>:
>> Is the LGPL compatible with Boost licensing requirements? I'm not sure.
>> Some people say leading underscore names are not recommended,
>> because they tend to be close to reserved names.
>I'll verify the licensing stuff eventually.

LGPL is NOT compatible with any open BSD style license, like the Boost one.
And an LGPL license is a hindrance to just about any C++ header based
distribution. For an example take a look at the license on libg++ ... It's
not LGPL! It's a modified GPL instead.

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