[SciPy-dev] arpack wrapper status
Wed Nov 12 12:04:37 CST 2008
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 6:55 PM, Nathan Bell <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 7:51 AM, Ondrej Certik <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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:
> Did they refuse to re-license ARPACK under something explicitly
I don't know. One should ask the arpack developers.
> I'd hate to throw out the work that's gone into
> supporting ARPACK without pursuing all options.
Yes, absolutely. It was a surprise for me as well then arpack uses a
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