Subject: Re: [boost] Legal problem with Stackoverflow contribution under the "Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0" license
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-02-21 10:13:09
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Nevin Liber via Boost
> Sent: 20 February 2018 16:52
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Cc: Nevin Liber
> Subject: Re: [boost] Legal problem with Stackoverflow contribution under the "Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike
> 3.0" license
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 10:39 AM, Karen Shaeffer via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > You obviously didn't act to obscure anything. But Dominique has said such
> > software has flagged the code. Enough said. The rational path is to just
> > rewrite the code and move on. Honest mistakes happen in code all the time.
> Most of us are not lawyers. None of us are lawyers representing Boost as a
> legal entity.
> The rationale path is to bring this up with the steering committee, who can
> consult with Boost's legal representation if they deem it necessary, and
> get back to us with what we should do now and in the future.
PS I think Niall is right on this, but it's a useful test case, and sets a precedent.
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