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From: Gregory Colvin (gregory.colvin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-02 12:51:02

On Wednesday, Jul 2, 2003, at 02:42 America/Denver, Paul A. Bristow
> | In non-Boost code, I've seen wording something like "See the attached
> | license; if it is missing see" Maybe something
> like
> | that is what will be recommended.
> |
> | They've already signed off on the concept of a single copy of the
> license.
> | It is just the exact way to refer to it that hasn't been finalized.
> |
> | --Beman
> May I suggest consideration of what happens in a decade or two when
> might not longer exist to provide a reference, but we still need to
> ensure that
> the license terms are still available.
> Would it be best to refer (additionally perhaps) to a Digital Object
> Identifier
> (see which provides a permanent reference to the actual
> license file.
> So if is renamed, say, the reference is still correct
> because it will
> be 'resolved' (in the DOI jargon) to a new location as

This seems like a lot more trouble than just pasting our
brief license into every source file.

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