[SciPy-user] Python(x,y) - New release 1.1.0

Python(x,y) contact@pythonxy....
Thu Apr 17 02:03:23 CDT 2008


> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 11:07 PM, Neal Becker <ndbecker2@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Python(x,y) is restricted to only use for non-profit?
>
> Seems like that according to:
>
> http://pythonxy.com/license.php
>
> Just a couple days ago there used to be an open source license. Well,
> that reduces me interest a lot, as I am not really motivated to
> contribute to a non-opensource solution.
>
> Ondrej

I am very sorry for all this misunderstanding.
First of all, the Non-profit OSL is an open-source license. And obviously
it is the software collection which is licensed under it, not the
individual packages which all remain under their own license/copyright (so
the only restriction is that any "derived work" would be under Non-profit
OSL : but software created using Python(x,y) is absolutely NOT a "derived
work" - on the contrary, another software based on Python(x,y) would be a
"derived work").

Anyway, I try to keep an open mind, and I have no interest in explaining
or defending this license in particular. So, as I posted earlier, I can
switch to OSL v3 if this remains ambiguous to a lot of people.

PR



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