Subject: Re: [boost] Boost licensing information
From: Michael Caisse (mcaisse-lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-12 21:57:31
On 4/12/17 14:52, Niall Douglas via Boost wrote:
>> A licence which understands that there is a legal world outside the
>> United States of America and it is not the same needs to be longer.
>> Many would find the Boost licence insufficiently specified to give
>> clarity and lack of ambiguity.
>> The BSL was written with international consideration in mind. And most
>> of the long language you see in other licenses was deemed superfluous as
>> it was already covered by various international treaties and accords.
>> Obviously, IANAL, but that is my recollection from the various
>> discussions and legal team at the time of the BSL.
> With respect, the aversion to Boost code by corporate legal teams is
> very well known here. Both in the US and outside.
-- Michael Caisse Ciere Consulting ciere.com
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