From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-03 17:42:48
Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:
> At 11:32 AM 10/3/2003, David Abrahams wrote:
> >Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> // Copyright Jane Programmer 2002. Use, modification and
> distribution is
> >> // subject to the Boost Software License, Version 1.0. (See
> >> // file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at
> >Sorry to pick at nits, but shouldn't this be:
> >// Copyright Jane Programmer 2002. Use, modification, and
> distribution are
> > ^ ^^^
> That wording came from Devin Smith.
> IIRC, the comma depends on the style guide you prefer.
> My wife writes for newspapers that use the AP style guide, which
> explicitly says no comma. But others require the comma. I personally
> like the comma, and added it in my files. I think we should add the
> I'm worried that changing "is" to "are" might change the meaning, but
> "are" does seem fractionally better to me.
It might be more than fractional, since "is" implies that the license
only applies to a singular thing, "distribution".
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