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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-03 09:21:25

"Peter Dimov" wrote
> Foster Brereton wrote:
>> I have attached a list to this email (There are 354 in the list as of
>> this writing). I couldn't figure out how to attach the file to the
>> bug report after-the-fact. Note that these are the most likely candidate
>> source files to cause an error when building the Boost sources --
>> some test cases and example sources were omitted.
> Many of these are caused by a name in the copyright clause containing
> non-ASCII characters. Replacing ö and ø with o (even oe) in people's names
> doesn't seem very polite to me, and such "rechristening" may have legal
> implications.

I only looked at the first offender
In the copyright is a high ascii © symbol.(I dont know if it'll survive the
trip but its a little C in a circle)

The same directory contains other headers so i figured... Why arent these
showing in the rogues gallery? Lo and behold These files contain (C) which is
not high ascii of course. IOW in the first case in the list at least its a
trivial fix without (presumably) great legal implications.

P.S. I followed this by plugging the offending copyright character into Windows
Exploere search facility in boost directory. Funnily enough I came up with a
very similar looking rogues gallery to the list there .... ;-)

Andy Little

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