From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-05-04 06:52:36
"John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> This is a reminder to urge Boost developers to add their names to
>> http://www.boost.org/more/blanket-permission.txt if applicable. In fact, I
>> would also like to see a list of authors who explicitly don't want their
>> libraries be subject to the new Boost license.
>> If anybody wants me to do a license conversion for them, I'd be more than
>> happy to. Just contact me, let me know what library you want converted,
>> I will send you back the patches.
>> As long as some of the wide-spread libraries (MPL, smart_ptr, etc.) keep
>> their old license, libraries that depend on these are effectively still
> I think we're going to have to be more pro-active about this or it'll never
> get done. It would help if someone would go through the common code in the
> boost/detail directory and ask the authors for permission to change their
> licenses, after that we can hit on individual libraries.
It's a good idea.
FWIW, we're going to have problems doing that for the threads library if
nobody can find Bill Kempf.
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