Date: 2019-08-05 09:37:32
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost <boost-bounces_at_[hidden]> On Behalf Of Hans Dembinski via
> Sent: 5 August 2019 08:57
> To: Boost Devs <boost_at_[hidden]>
> Cc: Hans Dembinski <hans.dembinski_at_[hidden]>; Bo Persson <bo_at_bo-
> Subject: Re: [boost] Making copyright holders easier to parse
> > On 27. Jul 2019, at 06:51, Bo Persson via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Sounds like a good idea.
> > Old US copyright laws specifically mention "Copyright" and "Copr." as proper
> forms, but says nothing about "Copyright:".
> > Wouldn't want to stuble on such a technicality, would we? :-)
> >> Although I'm all for making the attributions and licensing consistent
> >> :-)
> > Right.
> The best proposal I have seen in this thread is to consistently apply the template
> from https://www.boost.org/users/license.html everywhere. If it is consistently
> applied, it is easy to parse automatically, even if the format is not particularly
> As was said before, we need a new check in the Boost test matrix
> to enforce consistency, since the inspection reports
> are currently not enforced.
> License and copyright errors are by far the most common problems found by the
> inspection tool, so by adding a check to the test matrix we could clean that up a
The inspect tool is neglected.
It can (and should) be run *locally* by each library maintainer.
Cd to boost/libs/somelibrary >inspect > inspect.html
And inspect the file written called inspect.html - or whatever you called it.
(and then delete after reading(and correcting 'transgressions' ) to avoid inspect.html being flagged as a dodgy file ð
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