[SciPy-dev] eigh implementation inconsistency
Tue Apr 10 09:54:06 CDT 2007
Alan G Isaac wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Apr 2007, Tiziano Zito apparently wrote:
>> We would change the license to whatever is needed to include it in
>> SciPy, but I think the problem is that our pyf files (those needed by
>> f2py to generate the C extension module) have been heavily (and
>> manually :-)) tuned and do not resemble the pyf files used by scipy
>> to generate other lapack wrappers. An inclusion "as is"
>> has been excluded for this reason by Pearu a couple of
>> years ago.
> Even if a volunteer to rewrite the pyf files does not emerge
> immediately, changing the license *now* will ensure that
> some future interested party does not pass by the
> opportunity out of licensing concerns.
What is more, once and if it is BSD-licensed, it could get included and
_used_ from scipy sandbox just as it is right now. Later it could get
merged into the main tree, if there is interest and will... Or a new scikit?
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