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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-05 17:18:39

At 01:16 PM 2/5/2003, Martin Wille wrote:

>Beman Dawes wrote:
>> Bjorn Karlsson and I are wondering if Boost should require copyrights
>> Jamfiles.
>Jamfiles are part of the build system; they won't become part of
>a an executable. So everything is fine when a vendor ships a
>binary or a DLL.
>However, when Boost is incorporated to some other open source
>project, missing copyrights and licences might become a problem.
>Moreover, copyright statements hinder evil-doers to wrongfully
>claim ownership.
>I'm not a lawyer, so I'm just guessing, bit I think we should
>put copyrights into Jamfiles, Makefiles and the like as well.

I'm convinced.


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