On Friday, 7 April 2017 at 19:37:14 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote:
From what I've seen, the fact that we use it so heavily in the D community is abnormal
AFAIK the reasons it was chosen were1. It's as close to public domain as you can get in international law 2. It's on all of the "Accepted OSS Licenses" lists that major corps have because of Boost itself being used in those companies. If your license isn't on the list, your project isn't being used.