Subject: Re: [boost] GSoC 2010 : BigInt
From: Andrew Sutton (andrew.n.sutton_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-26 08:28:51
Hi, I'm a engineering student from Peru. I'm really interested in the BigInt
> project for GSoC 2010, but there's a part for which I would like a better
> explanation, the description says : "A successful proposal will include a
> discussion of licensing concerns". What does it mean? I must choose the
> license under which the code will be released and indicate it when I submit
> the aplication?
Mostly it was intended to mean that you should understand why simply
building the solution against BGL won't work for many Boost Users. In fact,
there are a number of BigInt/arbitary precision libraries that have the same
problems: contradictory or restrictive licenses.
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