[SciPy-user] GetDP: a General Environment for the Treatment of Discrete Problems

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 09:54:00 CST 2006

Alan Bromborsky wrote:

> Secondly, Travis do you know about the finite element program "getdp" 
> (see link below).  Would it be reasonable to incorporate this program 
> into scipy.  It has it's own scripting language which could be replaced 
> by python?
> http://www.geuz.org/getdp/

GetDP is released under the GPL, which is more restrictive than Scipy's license
(BSD). Unlike FFTW, which is GPLed, too, GetDP is not simply an alternative,
removable kernel for a standard operation like FFTs. We are not including more
GPLed code into Scipy.

Robert Kern
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