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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-03 14:46:41

Douglas Paul Gregor wrote:

> Personally, I'd like to avoid having anything GPL'd in the Boost
> repository. The GPL isn't well-understood, and to some extend it is feared
> because it takes a whole lot of lawyers a whole lot of time to figure out
> whether having some particular GPL'd code in your project somewhere means
> that the whole thing needs to be GPL'd. I _don't_ want lawyer X at company
> X to find some GPL'd file in Boost and shriek "Ack, drop Boost or we'll
> have to rewrite _everything_", because even if he's wrong the damage will
> have been done.

while I fully understand your concerns, this makes me sad, as I feel
that this is *exactly* what they want, i.e. FUD.


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