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From: Zach Laine (whatwasthataddress_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-08-24 19:40:24

On Mon, Aug 24, 2020 at 2:31 PM Andrey Semashev via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 2020-08-24 21:24, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> > Andrey Semashev wrote:
> >
> >> But if it indeed means binary form as well then, alas, no Unicode in
> >> Boost.
> >
> > It does, but I'm pretty sure the Unicode consortium isn't going to go
> > after us for this specific use (using the data files to generate code
> > that is necessary to implement the functionality specified in the
> > standard.)
> It doesn't matter how likely it is. This isn't just about us, but also
> about our users.
> One other option would be to ask Unicode Inc. for a permission to use
> Unicode data in binary form without the requirement to present the license.

Why is this suddenly a problem if Boost.Spirit has been doing it for years?


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