[SciPy-User] Central File Exchange for SciPy

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Mon Nov 1 22:21:29 CDT 2010


On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 10:51 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 19:31, Vincent Davis <vincent@vincentdavis.net> wrote:
>
>> I would prefer the discussion stay on the topic of central file exchange and
>> not on licensing, but maybe this is more important to the planing than I
>> realize.
>
> The license flamewar is the eigenstate of all threads concerning open
> source software distribution.

Which is still much better than specifying no license. As I discovered
again, license statements are very scarce when you look at
econometrics or signal processing code published on the web (outside
of the matlab fileexchange !).

Josef
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> though it had an underlying truth."
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