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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-03 14:11:34

Alexander Terekhov <terekhov_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> I just realized that libs/iterator/doc/GNUmakefilee is GPL'd. My
>> question: do I have to remove it from the Boost CVS?
> No. As long as you don't create any derivative works (under the
> copyright statute and the case law, not "colloquially"), share-alike
> reciprocation provision doesn't apply to your works. And they can be
> distributed together with the GPL'd stuff. Even static linking is no
> problem. Don't take "SCO-ish" FSF propaganda seriously.
> (Re: Authority on software copyright law)
> (Re: SCO derivative NOTHING like FSF)

Thanks, but it's not the law I'm asking about here; I'm trying to
figure out what's consistent with Boost policy.

Dave Abrahams
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