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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-02 04:39:38


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Marshall Clow
>Sent: 01 April 2008 23:57
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: [boost] Clarification: Removing copyright symbols
>from files.....
>At 3:48 PM -0700 4/1/08, Marshall Clow (me!) wrote:
>>Unless anyone objects, I am going to remove the copyright symbol "C"
>>from source and header files
>>(in response to support request #597). I will not touch anything
>>that's not in a comment. ;-)
>>It looks like about 37 header files, and 24 source files.
>>I'll do this tonight, unless anyone objects.
>>Example transformation:
>>In file "boost/archive/detail/auto_link_archive.hpp", on line #12:
>> // C Copyright Robert Ramey 2004
>>will become:
>> // (c) Copyright Robert Ramey 2004
>A clarification, before anyone panics - I am not going to remove
>people's copyright statements from the source.
>All I'm going to do is remove the non-ASCII symbol "C", and replace
>it with the (just as legally binding, at least in the US) string

I thought we had established that the (c) sign wasn't necessary at all?

Just saying 'copyright' does the business?

Yours IANALly


Paul A Bristow
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