Subject: Re: [boost] [property_tree] Quoting documentation
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-06-13 13:21:46
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> Subject: [boost] [property_tree] Quoting documentation
> I am using property_tree for a project, and I'd like to provide a
> description of the format. That text is exactly what I need:
> I am going to provide a link to the doc, but would need to insert the
> text into the documentation pdf too (some people actually still read
> Is it possible and what kind of copyright text should I use ?
The document says
Copyright C 2008-2010 Marcin Kalicinski
Copyright C 2010-2013 Sebastian Redl
Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0. (See accompanying file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at
should be suitable, but you would need to make it clear that this only applies to the section you quote.
But if you are always providing a link that attributes the text to Boost (as well as the parsers text), then the copyright notice in
the contents of the link should suffice?
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