From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-14 04:57:00
Forwarded here, so we have a permanent record only:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gregory Colvin" <gregory.colvin_at_[hidden]>
To: "John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, August 13, 2004 3:29 PM
Subject: Re: Your Copyright in the Boost C++ Libraries.
> On Aug 13, 2004, at 5:29 AM, John Maddock wrote:
> > Hi, if you are receiving this message it is because there are one or
> > more
> > files in the Boost C++ libraries that contain your copyright
> > declaration.
> > As some of you will know already, in order to simplify Boost
> > licensing, we
> > are in the process of moving to a single common license
> > (http://www.boost.org/LICENSE_1_0.txt). The aim of the new license is
> > to
> > provide a single wording, that encapsulates the our previous license
> > requirements, and which will simplify the evaluation of Boost for
> > commercial
> > organisations.
> > So here's the big question: may we have permission to change code that
> > has
> > your copyright to use the new license? Your copyright declaration
> > would
> > obviously remain, it's only the license text that would change.
> > If "yes", and you have Boost-cvs write access, please add your name to
> > more/blanket_permission.txt.
> > If "yes" and you have access to the Boost mailing list
> > (boost_at_[hidden]), then please post a message there, subject
> > "Boost
> > License Permission", and content something like: "I Jim Hacker, give
> > permission for all my contributions to Boost to be moved to the Boost
> > Software License Version 1". (This gives us a public record that your
> > permission has been given).
> I, Greg Colvin, give permission for all my contributions to Boost to
> be moved to the Boost Software License Version 1".
> > If "yes", but you are no longer subscribed to the Boost list then
> > please
> > reply to boost-owner_at_[hidden] with content as above.
> > If "no", please give us some idea what objections you may have.
> > Finally, if this message was sent in error, please let us know, it's
> > just
> > about possible that we have you mixed up with someone of the same
> > name, and
> > if so apologies.
> > Many thanks for your time,
> > John Maddock.
> > (Boost Moderator).
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