From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-30 15:40:37
Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> Toon Knapen wrote:
>> Additionally we need to contact Joerg and Mathias (again!) about
>> applying the Boost Software License. I currently have the impression
>> that they are not willing to change ublas to the BSL. In that case IMO,
>> we will have to rewrite uBLAS to not get thrown out of boost.
> Hmm... it's the second time I hear such statement ("we need to rewrite a
> library because of BSL") and I keep on wondering why? Isn't BSL a good, but
> *optional* thing?
So far, yes.
> Does not ublas and threads conform to Boost Licence
I think they do. At least, they'd better, or we really do have to
throw them out. However, we have a strong interest in getting
everything in Boost to use the BSL, and since the original authors
have disappeared, we may collectively make a decision to undertake a
-- Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting www.boost-consulting.com