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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-19 13:46:12

Dick.Bridges_at_[hidden] writes:

> If the reference to the license were somehow tagged (e.g.,
> <license></license>) it would be much easier to use automated methods to
> locate, verify and give legal the warm fuzzies about using the libraries.
> If nothing else, it would reduce the number of files that had to be
> examined "by hand".

It seems to me that mandating a standard license reference text should
be enough, no? Writing a tool to find these while accounting for
comment boundaries and line breaks is pretty darned simple.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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