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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-29 14:09:27

Peter Foley wrote:
> All,
> (I have cross-posted this to the Dev list as recently there had been
> some discussion over licensing and to ensure that this gets the
> appropriate visibility by interested people. If you respond to this
> post could you please move it to the boost-docs list.)
> To assist with the revamp of the look and feel for the Boost
> Documentation project ( that Matias is
> currently spearheading I am trying to find SVG icons that are licensed
> under a Creative Commons style license (the icons I am currently
> recommending are specifically licensed under the "Create Commons
> Attribution Share-Alike license"
>> From reading through the archives and the recent thread about the
> current status of licensed code within Boost and reading the link off
> the boost home page for the Boost Software License
> ( It appears that the preference is for
> all
> code and documentation to be licensed under the BSL.
> Rather than risk proposing icons that are not licensed appropriately
> and
> then find that the license type was not acceptable I thought I would
> solicit feedback first.
> I have two questions for you to answer:
> The first question is: Would image files be "required to" or "the
> preference is" use the BSL.

Given that until now we have used the stock Docbook XSL icons, which
decidedly aren't BSL, I don't think we can afford to be too fussy.

Just my 2c worth.


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