[Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #1573: Broken URL in copyright boiler-plate

Subject: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #1573: Broken URL in copyright boiler-plate
From: Boost C++ Libraries (noreply_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-16 11:11:05

#1573: Broken URL in copyright boiler-plate
 Reporter: richard.earnshaw_at_[hidden] | Type: Bugs
   Status: new | Milestone: Boost 1.36.0
Component: None | Version: Boost 1.34.1
 Severity: Problem | Keywords:
 Before being able to use parts of Boost in a project, I've been asked to
 check that all the necessary modules have suitable license terms.

 Unfortunately, approximately 300 of the files appear to reference a
 non-existent license file, and a broken URL. For example, in 3.44.1



  * Use, modification and distribution is subject to the
  * Boost Software License, Version 1.0. (See accompanying
  * file LICENSE-1.0 or http://www.boost.org/LICENSE-1.0)

 But neither the file LICENSE-1.0, nor the URL produce a license file.

 There's not much that can be done about the missing file (I guessing
 that it intended to reference LICENSE_1_0.txt, as pretty much every
 other file does), but maybe the broken link could be addressed by making
 it redirect to the correct license file.

 I'm sorry if this all sounds somewhat pedantic. But so are the

Ticket URL: <http://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/ticket/1573>
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