[SciPy-dev] License review / weave bsd-ification

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Mon Nov 3 01:08:57 CST 2008


Jarrod Millman wrote:
> Hey,
>
> I have been working to ensure that all the code in scipy is correctly
> licensed.  One of the main issues was the blitz code in weave.  I
> contacted the authors and we were given permission to use the code
> with a BSD license:  http://scipy.org/scipy/scipy/ticket/649
>
> I just finished most of the changes in:
>   http://scipy.org/scipy/scipy/changeset/4949
>   http://scipy.org/scipy/scipy/changeset/4949
>
> I found one file in blitz that I am not sure what to do about:
>   http://scipy.org/scipy/scipy/browser/trunk/scipy/weave/blitz/blitz/rand-mt.h
>
>   

I believe you have no choice but to get the agreement of every
contributor to this code if you want to change it to BSD (which looks
like at least Matsumoto-san and Allan Stokes).

Is this file mandatory for blitz ? Also, blitz is only used in weave,
right ? I remember some discussion about putting weave into a scikit,
but I can't find it ATM; maybe I am confused with something else, though.

cheers,

David


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