[IPython-dev] IPython license switch: LGPL -> BSD
vivainio at kolumbus.fi
Sat Oct 2 08:17:40 CDT 2004
Fernando Perez wrote:
> the switch. Additionally, ipython distributes (unmodified) Bill
> Bumgarner's DPyGetOpt and Ka-Ping Yee's Itpl, but these modules are
> MIT licensed, so there is no problem there either. I will leave
> those modules as they are today.
Why not use the MIT license for the whole ipython? On a c.l.py
discussion that took place a while ago, the MIT license was seen as more
straightforward and "obviously free" (nothing is free enough to some
die-hards) than the BSD license.
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important to you in some specific manner?
> Please note that I am NOT soliciting feedback on this decision, nor am
> I proposing a discussion on licenses. This decision is made and
> final. So unless you:
Oops, I did it already :-). BSD is fine with me.
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