[IPython-dev] A question mostly for R. Kern: Apache license in argparse...

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Sep 10 14:57:04 CDT 2009

On 2009-09-10 14:04 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:
> Hi Robert,
> I just saw your post on the scipy list about the apache license, and I
> realized that ipython does have one apache licensed component:
> argparse.
> If my memory serves me right, you've been one of the users/proponents
> of argparse in ipython (I think for 0.10 we caught up with upstream
> when you pointed it out). Is there anything you'd recommend we
> do/change/document regarding our shipping of argparse in ipython?  I
> would like to allow people to unobtrusively include ipython in GPL
> projects if they so desire, and I hadn't realized this could be an
> issue.

Ah, right. It's worth asking Steven Bethard if he will give a copy to you under 
the BSD license such that IPython can remain GPLv2 compatible.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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