[SciPy-dev] Forwarded message: RE: Algorithm License requested

Rob Falck robfalck@gmail....
Fri Sep 14 18:02:13 CDT 2007


Well that's good news.  I have a decent wrapper for SLSQP implemented,
although I still need to implement constraint gradient passing.  I'm pretty
new to Scipy development.  Would this be better left in scipy.optimize or
openopt?

On 9/14/07, Alan Isaac <aisaac@american.edu> wrote:
>
> I no longer remember the person who expressed interest in
> this, but here we go.
> http://www.netlib.org/toms/733
>
> Cheers,
> Alan Isaac
>
>
>
> ------ Forwarded message ------
> From: Deborah Cotton <cotton@hq.acm.org>
> Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 12:35:55 -0500
> Subject: RE: Algorithm License requested
> To: aisaac@american.edu
>
> Prof. Issac,
>
> In that case, then because the author consents to [the ACM] releasing
> the code currently archived at http://www.netlib.org/toms/733 under the
> BSD license, the ACM hereby releases this code under the BSD license.
>
> Regards,
>
> Deborah Cotton, Copyright & Permissions
> ACM Publications
> 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 701**
> New York, NY 10121-0701
> permissions@acm.org
> 212.869.7440 ext. 652
> Fax. 212.869.0481
>
> ** As of Aug. 25, 2006
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aisaac@american.edu [mailto:aisaac@american.edu]
> Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 11:31 AM
> To: Deborah Cotton
> Subject: Re: Algorithm License requested
>
> On Tue, 11 Sep 2007, Deborah Cotton apparently wrote:
> > I am advised that you have already been in contact with
> > the author, and that he has consented to your use.  In
> > that case, ACM has no objection, provided the original
> > source citation is included and the article DOI from the
> > ACM Digital Library is evident along with the netlib link.
> > The DOI is http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/192115.192124.
>
> Dear Ms. Cotton,
>
> Thank you very much for your reply.
> Unfortunately, in this day and age,
> it is a bit too indirect to constitute
> a full answer to my question.
>
> I need you to say explicitly the following:
>
>         If the author consents to the ACM
>         releasing the code currently archived at
>         http://www.netlib.org/toms/733
>         under the BSD license,
>         the ACM hereby releases this code under
>         the BSD license.
>
> Since the author already does agree to this,
> that will be all I need.  This is not reassignment
> of copyright: ACM continues to hold the copyright.
>
> The BSD license is a standard open source license.
> http://www.opensource.org/licenses/bsd-license.php
> As you can see from this link, the license includes
> a specification of the copyright owner: that will
> still be the ACM.
>
> I am trying to get this code into SciPy, an open source
> project used by myself and my students.
> http://www.scipy.org/
> The BSD license is used for all code in SciPy.
>
> I assume you know this, but just to be clear:
> as copyright holder, the ACM will of course
> retain the right to issue this code under other
> licenses in the future, should it wish to.
>
> Thank you,
> Alan Isaac
> Associate Professor of Economics
> American University
> -------- End of message -------
>
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- Rob Falck
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