[SciPy-dev] talkbox scikit

David Warde-Farley dwf@cs.toronto....
Tue Mar 3 17:16:37 CST 2009


On 3-Mar-09, at 1:13 PM, David Cournapeau wrote:

> Georg Holzmann wrote:
>> (however, the implementation is of course somehow similar ...)
>>
>> But I don't think that this should be a problem ...
>>
>
> I think it does. IANAL, but at least morally, I would be pretty pissed
> to release a GPL code and seeing a BSD code with same interface and
> "similar" implementation afterwards.

I guess it depends on how he means "interface", i.e. most of  
scipy.spatial.distance designed to have an almost identical interface  
to the matlab functions with the same name, although under the hood  
everything is completely different.

David


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