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Subject: Re: [boost] [mp_int] new release
From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-07 06:14:04


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Kevin Sopp
>Sent: 06 October 2008 14:40
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: [boost] [mp_int] new release

>I made a new release of my multiprecision integer library with the
>following changes:
>- improved documentation
>- serialization support
>- bugfixes
>- improved benchmark tool
>- prime generation has been reworked
>- probably some other things which I forgot
>I believe it's pretty much ready for review now. The mp_int reference
>section is slightly lacking in a few places, but other than that I
>think it's pretty solid.

This looks very useful but I note that

and current Boost practice is that all the files include the Boost license text.
(This should include the .qbk as well - as a Quickbook comment. Tedious but you can paste).

[/ mp_int.qbk
  Copyright Kevin Sopp.
  Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0.
  (See accompanying file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at

(This is to allow people to use it without hassle from their legal people - which like to go over everything with a fine tooth

I don't see that your 'in the public domain' (rather ill-defined?) is any different from the Boost license text, so this is a mainly
cosmetic matter. For some or all the source code, you could also include Tom St. Denis in the copyright too?


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