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Subject: Re: [boost] Two minor (?) legal-related questions (empty linesand"Boost sponsorship")
From: Niels Dekker - mail address until 2010-10-10 (niels_address_until_2010-10-10_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-28 10:13:06

Gennaro Prota wrote:
> the "how to apply to source files" entry at
> <>
> asks to leave an empty line before and after the comment block
> which contains copyright notice and license reference. I'm
> wondering if that was an advice from the lawyers who wrote the
> license or just a stylistic preference.

Beman Dawes wrote:
> Stylistic.

Thomas Klimpel wrote:
> So the inspection report tool will not be affected by missing empty
> lines?

And would it be okay to have the comment block located /after/ the
include guard macro? For my personal header files I prefer to have the
include-guard defined at the very first line. Which makes life easier
when I need to dive into the preprocessor output...

Kind regards, Niels

Niels Dekker
Scientific programmer at LKEB, Leiden University Medical Center

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