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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-26 01:04:33

Stephan T. Lavavej wrote:

> > They're not going to agree to the BSL, that's for sure :)
> The Boost site says that all libraries in Boost, even those not under the
> BSL, conform to Boost licensing requirements (which excludes the GPL and
> friends).
> So the FSF code in Boost shouldn't be under the GPL or any of its
> derivatives. From my decidedly non-lawyer point of view, the BSL is just a
> precise statement of the Boost licensing requirements. So the FSF may not
> be ideologically opposed to BSL conversion.
> But I don't know what the FSF code in Boost is actually licensed under.

GPL, with the following exception:

/* As a special exception, when this file is copied by Bison into a
   Bison output file, you may use that output file without restriction.
   This special exception was added by the Free Software Foundation
   in version 1.24 of Bison. */

Which in my naive view amounts to public domain.

- Volodya

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