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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-12 05:07:37

> Thanks very much for emailing me about flex_string. If you could also
> insert the following copyright notice, I'd be most grateful (beware of
> wrapped lines):
> ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> // flex_string
> // Copyright (c) 2001 by Andrei Alexandrescu
> // Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute and sell this software
> for any
> // purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above
> copyright
> // notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice
> and this
> // permission notice appear in supporting documentation.
> // The author makes no representations about the
> // suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided
> "as is"
> // without express or implied warranty.
> ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Hold on a second: we've worked really hard over the last year to cut down on
the number of licenses in Boost - and the normal requirement for new code
now is that it be under the Boost Software License. Would you be willing to
have the code appear under that license? In particular your terms above
have a BSD style advertising clause, which I believe we've always forbidden
Boost code from having (see


John Maddock.

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