[SciPy-dev] PRIMME: PReconditioned Iterative MultiMethod Eigensolver

David Cournapeau david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Fri Oct 27 05:03:14 CDT 2006


Robert Kern wrote:
> Nils Wagner wrote:
>   
>> Hi all,
>>
>> A new eigensolver is available (*NA Digest, V. 06, # 43*).
>> PRIMME is released under the Lesser GPL license.
>> Is this licence compatible wrt scipy ?
>>     
>
> No, it cannot be included in scipy. You have asked this question many times 
> before, and the answer has never changed.
>   
What do you mean by 'cannot be included in scipy', exactly ? For 
example, a numpy/scipy wrapper to a LGPL library is acceptable, if the 
library itself is not included in scipy sources ? Is a wrapper 
considered as a derivative work ?

cheers,

David



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