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From: Michael Glassford (glassfordm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-05-04 13:02:57

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> This is a reminder to urge Boost developers to add their names to
> >> 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
> > and
> >> 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
> >> limited.
> >
> > 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.

I was going to mention this, too. FWIW, I'm still trying (to contact
him, that is).

Also FWIW, I just added my name to the list.


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