From: Martin Bonner (Martin.Bonner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-23 04:20:31
[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Janek Kozicki Sent:
23 May 2007 06:44 To: boost_at_[hidden]
Subject: Re: [boost] Any libraries now not under the Boost Software
> Rene Rivera said: (by the date of Tue, 22 May 2007 23:41:39 -0500)
>> Janek Kozicki wrote:
>>> David Abrahams said: (by the date of Tue, 22 May 2007 17:16:28
>>>> Is that still true now that we have Threads under the BSL?
>>> yes. I remember a post a while ago that the original author decided
>>> to relicense threads to BSL.
>> I think you just answered with a non-answer ;-)
> OK, I'm sorry too much haste. I took time to grep my archive, and
> then google it in webarchive by title:
> "Permission given to change to Boost.License"
> But I see, the question was "Is that STILL true" ...
> well I don't know if it's still true. I pay some attention to thread
> related posts on this list, and since that one post I remember nothing
> about revoking this permission.
You have misunderstood the question completely. It is not:
Is Threads under the BSL?
(we know the answer to that is "Yes".)
The question is:
Are there any /other/ libraries that are not under the BSL?
If the answer to that question is "No", then the statement:
Currently, some Boost libraries have their own licenses.
is obviously false, and we can tidy up the licensing page (which will
make some corporate lawyers happy).
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