[SciPy-dev] arpack wrapper status

Nathan Bell wnbell@gmail....
Wed Nov 12 11:55:02 CST 2008


On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 7:51 AM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
>>
>> I did not know arpack was non-free. If it is not an acceptable free
>> license, it should be removed from scipy, then.
>
> It is not acceptable for Debian (and thus neither for me), but you
> should read the actual details here and make your own opinion:
>
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=491794
>

Did they refuse to re-license ARPACK under something explicitly
compatible?  I'd hate to throw out the work that's gone into
supporting ARPACK without pursuing all options.

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