[SciPy-user] python+maxima+latex for symbolic stuff

Stefan van der Walt stefan at sun.ac.za
Thu Nov 17 17:26:54 CST 2005


On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 04:13:28PM -0500, Ryan Krauss wrote:
> Sorry, yes I meant to use a BSD license.  I don't know completely how
> this will work though because Maxima is GPL.  I don't link to Maxima
> in anyway, I just call it from the command line.  Does that pose a
> problem for comercial use?  Can you bundle GPL software with your own
> proprietary stuff if you don't link to it?

If you don't link to GPL'd code, that license doesn't pose a problem.
You are allowed to bundle GPL software with commercial packages, as
long as you distribute the source as well.

In fact, you are allowed to sell GPL software -- but finding buyers
might prove difficult :)

Stéfan



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