[SciPy-user] Enthon for the Mac

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Tue Nov 23 16:59:41 CST 2004


Robert Kern schrieb:

> My concern is not that myself or Enthought will be sued for 
> *distributing* VTK Patented; that's covered by copyright law, and the 
> copyright license permits redistribution.
> 
> I'm much more concerned about people developing applications that depend 
> on the patented algorithms when they really shouldn't have without a 
> license. (Note: I don't really have any moral indignation about the 
> issue, I'm just not personally interested in enabling people to be 
> careless about IP.)

That's probably a wise choice, actually.  Forcing users of the patented stuff 
to jump through an extra hoop will help prevent accidental misuse of those 
algorithms.

Best,

f



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