Subject: Re: [boost] Boost licensing information
From: Michael Caisse (mcaisse-lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-13 15:59:10
On 4/13/17 08:49, Niall Douglas via Boost wrote:
>>> New libraries can be licensed under improved licences so long as they
>>> are compatible with the Boost licence and meet the licence
>>> requirements at http://www.boost.org/development/requirements.html.
>> Hypothetically, yes. In practice, no. If it's not BSL, it's not going
>> into Boost.
> That's a pretty arrogant statement.
> It's down to the review manager in question at the time of review.
> Unless you're the review manager, your vote is just one of many considered.
It is significantly more complicated than that. If it isn't BSL it would
need to be reviewed by SFC's counsel and we would need to weigh the
benefits over the confusion.
-- Michael Caisse Ciere Consulting ciere.com
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