Boost Software License -- when can it be approved?

David Abrahams dave at
Mon Feb 4 20:08:02 UTC 2008

on Mon Feb 04 2008, Ernest Prabhakar <> wrote:

> Hi David,
> On Feb 4, 2008, at 10:16 AM, David Abrahams wrote:
>> 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.
> We are facing a number of issues with our current license approval
> process, which is hindering our responsiveness. I sincerely apologize
> for the trouble, but I don't have a good answer for when things will
> be resolved.
> However, please note that the decision is now under the jurisdiction
> of the new license-review list.  You may not get a better answer
> there, but that is the right place to ask:

Thanks, I reposted there.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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