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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-interest] Biicode dependendy manager with Boost support
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-27 13:05:19

On Friday 27 February 2015 09:18:15 pfultz2 wrote:
> > * It Biicode open source?
> Not yet. Their ultimate goal is to release it as open source, however, their
> investors are requiring 10000 users before they can release it as open
> source.
> I have heard they are trying to convince the investors to release it open
> source before then. Especially, since biicode can benefit from community
> support. Furthermore, if boost were to decide to use biicode, perhaps boost
> could use its weight to influence the decision to go open source.

I think it works the other way around - I wouldn't like if Boost core
infrastructure depended on a proprietary component. Also, though judging by
release notes the project exists for more than a year now, I couldn't find any
license on the web site. All in all it feels like a green startup to me.

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