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Subject: Re: [boost] Legal problem with Stackoverflow contribution under the "Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0" license
From: Dominique CHABAUD (dchabaud63_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-02-20 10:41:55

Hi Niall,
I first submitted the case to the Boost Steering Committee... and I was
suggested to submit it to this list...
I am not a Boost contributor but I agree with those who proposed to rewrite
these dozen line of code, that will close the discussions...

2018-02-20 10:56 GMT+01:00 Niall Douglas via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>:

> >> I throw the problem back to you, boost-steering.
> >
> > +1
> >
> > However, mentioning that on this list is not the same as actually
> raising this issue on the Steering Committee's discussion group.
> True. Those who feel this is a problem ought to submit a formal request
> to the Boost steering committee. The OP appears to come from a
> jurisdiction without the fair use exemption, hence their lawyers would
> have a stricter opinion than others on the practice of use of snippets.
> Historically Boost has chosen to follow US law, and has done nothing
> about pleasing other jurisdictions. I actually disagree with that, but
> my use of the snippets was based on Boost's historical choice on this.
> Had Boost chosen differently, I'd have done differently.
> Niall
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