From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-16 10:12:57
Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:
> At 11:42 AM 9/15/2003, David Abrahams wrote:
> >"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> Beman Dawes wrote:
> >>> Physically, that means editing all source files to reflect the new
> >>> license. Here is what the start of C++ source files should look like:
> >>> // foo library header
> >>> // Copyright Jane Programmer, 2003.
> >>> // See accompanying license for terms and conditions of use.
> >> Shouldn't this be:
> >> // See Boost Software License Version 1.0 for terms and conditions of
> >I'm not sure if that's precisely the right answer, but I think it's on
> >the right track. I *am* sure we haven't fully explored how references
> >to the detached license should work yet.
> Well, it was explored to the extent that the particular "See
> accompanying license for terms and conditions of use" wording was
> approved by Devin Smith in an email dated 8/15.
> >Do we also need a stable URL at which v1.0 of the license can be
> >found even after LICENSE is replaced with v2.0?
> No, because past releases (which include the license) are available
> both from CVS and the SourceForge release mechanism.
Still, it seems easy enough to establish such a stable link. It
seems like it's better to be safe than sorry.
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