[Numpy-discussion] Is it ok to include GPL scripts in the numpy *repository* ?
Fri Mar 27 15:15:32 CDT 2009
2009/3/27 Stéfan van der Walt <email@example.com>:
> 2009/3/27 Alan G Isaac <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> On 3/27/2009 6:48 AM David Cournapeau apparently wrote:
>>> To build the numpy .dmg mac os x installer, I use a script from the
>>> adium project, which uses applescript and some mac os x black magic. The
>>> script seems to be GPL, as adium itself:
>> It might be worth a query to see if the
>> author would release just this script
>> under the modified BSD license.
> I don't see the need. This is just a tool, of which the source code,
> as well as our modifications, are available. We don't link to it, we
> don't derive anything in NumPy from it and we do not distribute it, so
> we are not in any disagreement with the GPL.
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enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
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