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From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-08-24 19:46:28

On 2020-08-24 22:40, Zach Laine via Boost wrote:
> 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?

Because apparently noone knew they were doing this. It may well become a
problem of Boost.Spirit now.

Personally, I'm still not sure there is a license incompatibility, until
a lawyer comments.

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