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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-22 11:15:59

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Wednesday 22 March 2006 18:30, David Abrahams wrote:
>> Whoever regenerated the jamgram.h/jamgram.c files the last time used
>> bison instead of plain yacc, which means that we now have GPL'd source
>> in Boost. This problem needs to be fixed ASAP. I realize it doesn't
>> legally affect usability of Boost source, but it *does* cause major
>> problems for legal departments evaluating the usability of Boost.
> Well, I don't know who regenerated this file, but it has this blurb:
> /* As a special exception, when this file is copied by Bison into a
> Bison output file, you may use that output file without restriction.
> This special exception was added by the Free Software Foundation
> in version 1.24 of Bison. */

Oh, I forgot about (and overlooked) that! Great news! Sorry for the

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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