[SciPy-dev] Bessel functions from Boost

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Sun Feb 8 15:02:02 CST 2009


On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 03:58:45PM -0500, Gideon Simpson wrote:
> On Feb 8, 2009, at 3:42 PM, Michael Abshoff wrote:


> > What do you mean by that? Without going into details and triggering an
> > epic flamewar GPL and BSD define "freedom" differently and given 25
> > years of history between the FSF and the BSD camp and endless  
> > flamewars
> > I don't see how this can be resolved in any way, shape or form. :)



> That's a real shame for an end-user like myself.  I use a mixture of  
> GSL and SciPy in my work, for different things, depending on the  
> problem at hand.  It would be good if there were robust  
> interoperability there.

That's because you don't have to worry about distributing software built
upon these tools or making a profit. If you are trying to run a company,
or simply if you are in a lab that wishes to sell some of the software it
has developed, you end up caring about these things.

Gaël


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