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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-10 15:51:33

At 11:34 AM 8/9/2003, brock wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
>To: "Boost mailing list" <boost_at_[hidden]>; "'Boost mailing list'"
>Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2003 8:31 AM
>Subject: RE: [boost] Re: UI++ [was: GUI sublanguage; Re: Re: Re: Re:
>template library]
>> At 09:27 AM 8/8/2003, Brock Peabody wrote:
>> >... I took the library from work code ...
>> Brock,
>> Do you have formal permission from the library's owner to do that?
>> Presumably the code is owned or licensed by your employer.
>I don't intend for the library to be part of boost, just an example
>could play with. We're going to start from scratch for Notus.
>I'm a manager and I wrote all the code I posted. My boss, who is a VP,
>thinks it's great. I don't know who else I would need to ask. What do

Well, a Vice-President is normally an officer of the corporation, so can
give permission. I'm not quite sure "thinks it's great" is what a lawyer
would call "permission". To protect yourself, you might want to be sure the
VP understands that you have posted an excerpt from some code owned by the


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