[SciPy-dev] SLSQP optimizer

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Aug 15 11:56:02 CDT 2007

Rob Falck wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been tinkering with the SLSQP (Sequential Least SQuares
> Programming) optimizer on netlib, and have had success in wrapping it
> using f2py.  I'd like to put this optimizer in Scipy because it offers
> bounds on the independent variables as well as both equality and
> inequality constraints.  My first concern is, is the license compatible
> with SciPy?  SLSQP is apparently under the ACM license. 

No, the ACM forbids commercial use.

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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