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Subject: Re: [boost] BOOST license & GPL
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-02 11:07:10

On 04/02/17 07:24, Oliver Kowalke via Boost wrote:
> Am 02.04.2017 12:13 vorm. schrieb "Niklas Angare via Boost" <
> boost_at_[hidden]>:
> "Oliver Kowalke via Boost" <boost_at_[hidden]>wrote:
>> 2017-04-01 21:27 GMT+02:00 Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]>:
>>> If I understand it correctly, the copied boost code is now licensed >
>>> under
>>>> GPLv3
>>> Does their code distribution (as a package or VCS) contain BSL text?
>>> Do the BSL-licensed files still contain the copyrights and a link to
>>> the BSL?
>> The license statement of Kicad is: 'it is licensed under GPLv3' - the BSL
>> ist not mentioned.
>> Kicad has copied all files from the boost lib into one file - including all
>> copyrigth statements + BSL
>> (all put at the top of the file) - and a new library, which is now
>> intergral part of kicad, was created.
> Where have they included the full text of the BSL? I can't find it.

Then that's a problem. BSL requires a copy of the license to be included.

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