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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-06 03:34:09

bjorn.karlsson_at_[hidden] wrote:
> > From: Vladimir Prus [mailto:ghost_at_[hidden]]
> > I've put "" there intentionally. The reason is that I'm not
> > interested in those files, don't want to put my copyright
> > just for legal
> > reasons, and lastly, this way if someone else changes a test --- which
> > is very likely, he won't have to think about updating copyright. Is
> > "" a problem?
> Unfortunately, it is a problem, because that copyright statement makes
> a legal entity, something that would complicate matters for
> Boost. We're trying to find out whether it is possible to "disable"
> copyright (which automatically belong to the author is there's no
> statement) by some form of disclaimer in the files, for cases such as this.

FWIW, "" is used in quite a bunch of files outside of tools/build.
Are you going to tweak those, too?

> I'll just roll back the changes until we've found a satisfactory solution.
> Isn't this fun?

It *is* fun, just not exactly the best kind of it ;-)

- Volodya


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