Boost Software License -- when can it be approved?

David Abrahams dave at
Mon Feb 4 18:16:06 UTC 2008

on Sat Nov 17 2007, Matthew Flaschen <> wrote:

> Zak Greant wrote:
>> Greetings All,
>> I've processed all the messages directly relevant to the Boost
>> Software License approval request (or so I hope :)
>> I'm fairly happy with the results of the process. Most people who are
>> familiar with the broad set of issues around Open Source licensing
>> could use the small collection of tickets generated from the triage to
>> quickly get up-to-date with the discussions and current status of the
>> request.
> I agree.  You've done a great job.  Now hopefully we can get a decision
> on Boost soon.

Is there anything I can do to help move this along?  There seem to be no
obstacles to accepting the license and we continue to receive inquiries
like the one below that show some bafflement on behalf of users that
we're not OSI-approved yet.

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