[SciPy-User] Central File Exchange for SciPy
Sat Oct 30 18:19:15 CDT 2010
> However I really take issue with the above statement and the notion of
> forcing a specific OSS licence choice onto users. First your statement
> above is factually not correct: GPL is a BSD compatible licence (in the
> usual meaning of this phrase)
BSD is GPL compatible (you can include BSD code in a GPL project and
still stay GPL) but not the other other way round.
You'll see that matlab file exchange does _enforce_ BSD - from the
page cited above:
"Can I ask you to consider [my favorite license]?
No. For consistency, the BSD license will be the standard for the File
Of course it's OK in general to have other licenses, but maybe as an
exception for this site, and thus linked-to rather than hosted.
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