[SciPy-dev] eigh implementation inconsistency

Robert Cimrman cimrman3@ntc.zcu...
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?

regards,
r.


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