[SciPy-dev] Fwd: BVLS license

Alan G Isaac aisaac@american....
Wed Mar 5 21:06:34 CST 2008

The authors have agreed to release BVLS as BSD to match the 
SciPy license.  (Email attached as documentation.)

Alan Isaac

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I've heard from Bob.  We are happy to release the code under BSD.

Thanks again for your interest!

Best wishes,

On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 12:28 PM, Alan G Isaac <aisaac@american.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Mar 2008, "Philip B. Stark" apparently wrote:
>  > I would be happy to license it under anything that keeps
>  > attribution to Bob and me and that keeps the code intact.
>  Both the GPL and BSD licenses require attribution,
>  but both also allow licensees to distribute modified code.
>  So this part does not change relative to the GPL.
>  > But we need to wait for Bob to reply if you want something
>  > less restrictive than GPL v2.
>  OK.  Yes, I'd like the code to have the potential for being
>  distributed with SciPy proper, which would mean a BSD
>  license (to match the SciPy license
>  <URL:http://www.scipy.org/FAQ#head-22f0cc18e232f57520678cd55ef7e904113fa304>).
>  Thanks for your willingness to consider a less restrictive license!
>  Cheers,
>  Alan

Philip B. Stark | Professor of Statistics | University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-3860 | 510-642-1430 | statistics.berkeley.edu/~stark

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