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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-10 22:27:52

<Oliver.Kowalke_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Joaquín Mª López Muñoz wrote:
>> Oliver.Kowalke_at_[hidden] ha escrito:
>> > Hello,
>> > I'de like to ask if it is legal to reuse code snippets from a boost
>> > library in my own library which is also licenced under
>> boost licence?
>> > Regards,
>> > Oliver
>> As I understand the wording of the license, to include part
>> of the code in your work you must
>> a) reproduce the copyright statement
>> b) reproduce the license text
>> Since you are also operating under BSL, b) is already
>> fullfiled, so you only need do the a) part, possibly in the
>> form of a comment above the pasted snippet with the original
>> copyright notice.
> What if it is not a 1-to-1 copy of the code, e.g. I use a solution of a problem or a class design (but with minir changes)?

IANAL, but that's what's known as a "derivative work," and is subject
to the same terms.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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