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From: Darryl Green (darryl.green_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-09-02 09:44:27

On Tue, 1 Sep 2020, 12:13 pm Bryce Adelstein Lelbach aka wash via Boost, <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> If we really believe we need a lawyer for this, it will probably cost
> money.
> Boost only needs legal advice if Boost wants to avoid passing the license
> buck onto users of Boost.Text. And the user feedback here is that such
> avoidance is not essential and much preferable to having to depend on the
> icu library. The only barrier to passing through the license (and it only
> applies to the generated files, nothing else) is Boost policy. Boost
> doesn't need legal advice to grant/allow an exception to that policy only
> for code generated from other people's copyright "data only" source, only
> as explicitly granted by Boost, presumably only granted after Boost have
> attempted to get the upstream copyright holder(s) to allow at least this
> specific use under BSL...

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