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From: Michael Caisse (mcaisse-lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-08-27 15:10:52

On 8/26/19 00:34, Andrey Semashev via Boost wrote:
> On 8/26/19 2:02 AM, Ion Gaztañaga via Boost wrote:
>> On 22/08/2019 21:37, Michael Caisse via Boost wrote:
>>> Copying to dev ML.
>>> On 8/22/19 12:05, Gerald Wiltse via Boost-users wrote:
>>>> During an annual third-party audit of our source code, boost intrusive
>>>> was flagged as containing unlicensed code. Specifically, there are

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>>>> I first want to make sure that Boost committee is aware of this
>>>> situation.
>>>> Second, I would like to know what the official conclusion would be from
>>>> the Boost Committee about the license implications in cases like these.


>> Hi,
>> I didn't expect those snippets in the public domain of well-known
>> methods could be a problem, and I explicitly thanked the authors.
> I'm not a lawyer, but my understanding is that works under public domain
> can be used by everyone in any way, including modifying and


I'll send an email to Boost's legal counsel and have them weigh in.

michael (with steering committee hat on)

Michael Caisse
Ciere Consulting

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