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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-22 13:41:22


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of John Maddock
>Sent: 22 August 2007 18:07
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] How to claim copyright (and potentially
>claim priorart?)
>Paul A Bristow wrote:
>> I have been revising some code that claims
>> // Copyright Paul A. Bristow 2006.
>Usually we use:
>// Copyright Ada Lovelace 1815-1852
>Which tends to establish prior art :-)


>Oh, OK, so you want a serious answer :-) Look at some boost
>source files,
>and you should see plenty in the above general format. But specifying
>individual years is fine too.
>BTW, One of the advantages of an open source control
>mechanism, is that we
>have a complete revision history, so who did what when should
>be pretty clear... not that that will necessarily stop all the chancers
>though :-(

Are we sure we/anyone could produce this in 10 years time?

We've moved from Sourceforge - do we still have snapshots from the beginning of Boost-time?


Paul A Bristow
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