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Subject: Re: [boost] Microsoft vs The Boost License
From: Phil Bouchard (philippeb8_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-06 14:16:47

On 08/05/2017 11:09 PM, Gottlob Frege via Boost wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 12:30 PM, Phil Bouchard via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 08/05/2017 12:11 PM, Phil Bouchard via Boost wrote:
>> The evidence in this case is probabilistic because what are the chances we
>> come up both at the same time the exact same idea after 60 years of research
>> on the subject?
> High, actually.
> It happens all the time. There is a math thesis about it - predicting
> the odds of a thesis idea being simultaneously worked on independently
> by someone else.
> And just as the thesis would suggest, there is actually more than one
> paper on the subject.

Well 1/60 * 1/60 = 0.0002778. Chances Microsoft plagiarized are simply

But it doesn't matter because their "work" is far from being production

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