From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-17 10:30:08
Darren Cook <darren_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Aren't MIT and BSD different? Why lump them together?
> I had them that way to start, but there were almost the same so it
> seemed more natural to put them together.
>>>Did I get that right and are there any other important differences?
>> I don't know. My first impression is that what you wrote is too
>> to possibly be complete,
> I think we can link to the opensource.org site for people who care
> about being complete. I think all we need is a simple explanation of
> key differences for programmers skimming to decide if they should
> bother even evaluating Boost or not.
> ...in fact from that point of view how about:
> Q. How is it different from the MIT or BSD license?
> Basically the same. See
> http://www.opensource.org/licenses/bsd-license.php and
Raises more problematic questions than it answers. For example, "why
didn't you just use BSD then?!?!"
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