[SciPy-user] initial release of a finite element code

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 09:45:17 CST 2007


> > > I know this has been rehearsed in detail, but my summary of it would
> > > be, if you want your code to become _the_ standard implementation,
> > > there's a considerably better chance if you have a BSD license.

Or, put simply, for library code, the GPL takes a calculated risk of
losing users in the hope that this will force developers to commit to
open-source software:

http://www.gnu.org/licenses/why-not-lgpl.html

Best,

Matthew


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