[Numpy-discussion] numpy license file

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Fri Jan 20 14:17:04 CST 2006


Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:

>On Fri, 2006-01-20 at 13:24 -0500, Darren Dale wrote:
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>>I also apologize if this is a duplicate, my mail isnt getting through either.
>>
>>I'm looking for the license file in svn numpy, but cant find it. a grep of 
>>"license" on the numpy directory turned up several references to terms of the 
>>SciPy license, and to the missing LICENSE.txt.
>>
>>Some folks are working on a gentoo ebuild for numpy/scipy in gentoo's 
>>bugzilla, and raised questions about numpy's license.
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>The Numpy code itself is BSD but the included f2py is LGPL, so it seems
>that the entire package is LGPL.
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>
Pearu has agreed to release the numpy.f2py under the same license as 
NumPy.  Thus, there should be no problem regardless of the veracity of 
this implication.

-Travis







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