Date: 2019-07-28 08:27:10
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> From: Boost <boost-bounces_at_[hidden]> On Behalf Of Vinnie Falco via
> Sent: 28 July 2019 00:43
> To: boost_at_[hidden] List <boost_at_[hidden]>
> Cc: Vinnie Falco <vinnie.falco_at_[hidden]>
> Subject: Re: [boost] Making copyright holders easier to parse
> On Sat, Jul 27, 2019 at 6:23 AM Glen Fernandes via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > > Although I'm all for making the attributions and licensing
> > > consistent :-)
> I am very much in favor of this as long as it does not require any of my
> files to change.
Because we have a massive Continuous Integration system with many compilers and
platform that picks up changes to source files, *any* change to source, test or
documentation files is like to trigger a massive recompilation and rebuild and
retest and redocumentation.
That will cause a load of machine time (already insufficient)..
I think that we are pretty much following the guidelines
https://www.boost.org/users/license.html (though they do not mention the common
case of multiple authors).
We (and anyone) can check the results of the inspect program to confirm that all
files have a Boost copyright claim.
All copyright lines have either a name or a date after the word copyright.
Nobody has a digit in their name?
Surely this isn't too difficult to parse?
Any that cause trouble can be fixed individually if you tell us?
Paul A. Bristow
LA8 8AB UK
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