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From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-21 15:13:34

Walter Landry wrote:
> Mateusz Loskot <mateusz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> 2. If it does, and for example it uses some in library X,
>> does it mean I can not use library Y (without copying X) in my program
>> because of patents-derived restrictions?
>> In other words, if Boost uses any patented technologies in library X,
>> does it influence other libraries?
>> What are implications regarding it?
> Ripping out library X should be sufficient. However, many of Boost's
> libraries depend on each other, so it may not be a simple task.

Yes, I understand it may not be simple task but I'm considering such
case in theory.

All of responses to my question in this thread helped me to understand
the complexity of problem and that there is no simple answer.

Thanks to all!


Mateusz Loskot

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