[SciPy-User] Central File Exchange for SciPy

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Mon Nov 1 21:00:01 CDT 2010


Hi,

> There is a FAQ:

Yes, that was the FAQ I was quoting from earlier.

> """
> Why is only one license being considered?
> When everyone uses the same license, it is a simple matter to re-use
> and re-license code. If more than one license is used, re-releasing
> the code under a different license raises potential conflicts in the
> terms of use.
> """
>
> It seems more like they just wanted simplicity and consistency. Those
> are perfectly good reasons but quite distinct from the scenarios you
> are contemplating.

I'm probably too jet-lagged to find the distinction very clear - but -
regardless of whether I was in fact talking about simplicity and
consistency, it seems wise to take note of what the Mathworks did, on
the basis that we  like to learn from relevant experience where
possible.

Best,

Matthew


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