[SciPy-dev] default license for mathworks fileexchange ?

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Wed Jan 7 15:04:30 CST 2009


On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:43 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 15:36,  <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I didn't find much information for the default license for mathworks
>> fileexchange ?
>>
>> Does anyone know what the license restriction for translated code from
>> the fileexchange is if the m-file and the description don't contain
>> any licensing information?
>
> Contact the author.
>
>> What's the policy for included translated code in scipy?
>
> Get a suitable license for it if it is copyrightable.
>
>> I guess there is no problem including translated code in cookbook recipes. ?
>
> You should make the license status and the original source of the code clear.
>
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> Robert Kern
>
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Thanks for the clarification, I was hoping that it can be considered
as public domain recipes.

Josef


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