[SciPy-user] Re: ANN: Veusz 0.5 - a scientific plotting package
prabhu_r at users.sf.net
Wed Apr 20 01:04:43 CDT 2005
>>>>> "Joe" == Joe Harrington <jh at oobleck.astro.cornell.edu> writes:
>> Can I legally distribute sqw.py separately under the BSD (or
>> some GPL compatible license)? So why should sqw.py be
>> > distributed as GPL code in the first place?
>> Some interpretations of copyright law (e.g. Larry Rosen's) say
>> that no, it doesn't have to. The FSF's, Trolltech's, and
>> Riverbank's say otherwise.
Joe> If FSF et al. really say this, they're dreaming.
Thanks Joe and Robert for the clarifications, that makes a lot of
Joe> Like Robert, I like Rosen's book, and IANAL.
Well, I have other things to read and little time for the ambiguities
of the GPL. So your more informed thoughts are much appreciated. :)
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