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From: Martin Schulz (Martin.Schulz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-29 04:44:28

> Can any body grant BSL license with some conditions, such as
> only free for
> non-commercial use, or free for small-entities (a company
> with less than 30 employees)?

Well, the essence of the BSL is the abscence of such restrictions.

If you want to release your code a open source but reserve commercial
uses to your own, you may choose the GPL for the open source part so
that no other company may incorporate it in its non-GPL product. For
those companies that wish to do so, you could release it under some
commercial license with a price tag depending on the company size or
whatever you like.

But that is no Boost software license anymore. I consider the BSL as
being fairly extreme...


Dr. Martin Schulz (schulz_at_[hidden])
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Synopsys GmbH 
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