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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-27 16:58:33

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Now you might ask, "what about the interface, doesn't the copyright
> cover that too?" The answer is "no", as has been fought out in court
> several times. Ask a lawyer for details, but interfaces themselves
> aren't covered by copyright. The docs are covered, the header is
> covered, the implementation, test cases, etc, are all covered, but not
> the conceptual interface.

We ought to put this in the license FAQ.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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