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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] page out of date and misleading?
From: John DiMatteo (jdimatteo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-16 12:45:08

> I discussed this on the #boost irc channel today, and it was suggested
> that the license.html page is out of date, and that all of the Boost
> libraries have already been updated to use the Boost Software License.
> If this is indeed the case, can we please update the license.html
> page?

At least some files in the normal Boost download don't use the Boost
Software License. Here is a file with the Apache License:

And here is a file with the GNU Public License:

Is there a Boost download that only includes files with the Boost
Software License (e.g. without the tools and libs/*/doc directories)?

I'm trying to convince some people I work with that Boost has a
corporate friendly license, but it is difficult given the seemingly
out of date license.html page and the fact that the normal Boost
download (e.g. boost_1_54_0.tar.gz) has files that use copy left


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