[SciPy-dev] SLSQP optimizer

Alan G Isaac aisaac@american....
Wed Aug 15 12:47:14 CDT 2007

> Rob Falck wrote:
>> My first concern is, is the license compatible with 
>> SciPy?  SLSQP is apparently under the ACM license. 

On Wed, 15 Aug 2007, Robert Kern apparently wrote:
> the ACM forbids commercial use. 

1. Suppose it is under the ACM license: it never hurts to 
ask for it to be relicensed as BSD.
2. It is not clear to me that this is under the ACM license.  
Why not write the author, explain briefly what SciPy is, and 
ask him to provide an explicit BSD license?
    "Dieter Kraft" <kraf AT maschinenbau.fh-muenchen.dbp.de>

Alan Isaac

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