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From: Scott Graham (sgraham_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-25 17:49:26

"Doug Gregor" <dgregor_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> The bcp tool is now capable of automatically converting files over to
> the Boost Software License. However, we need volunteers to verify that
> the transformation is correct. I have (locally) converted 1256 files

That's fanatasic! I'm really looking forward to a release that's completely
BSL. I went through the entire page (yeah, excitement on a Sunday
afternoon), here's what I noticed:

Incorrect: 58-87 991-995 997 1053 1056 1072-1086 1237-1240
Questionable1: 51 674 952-986 1046 1057 1212-1220
Questionable2: 188-394 517-526 624-653
Questionable3: 678-823, 1177-1190

The incorrect are all of the form of a two paragraph license, where the
second paragraph was not removed.

Questionable1 have a changed from C-style comment to C style comment with
C++ style comment embedded. They all appear to have been converted
correctly, it's just the style that's wrong.

Questionable2 have changed from having a pseudo-copyright which says to see
the original non-preprocessed file for the copyright information to actually
having the license directly in them. Perhaps this is an improvement, perhaps
it's undesired.

Questionable3 are also comment format C->C++ but they have a leading # on
each line so they may be more problematic? Not sure.


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