[Numpy-discussion] [SciPy-Dev] PyRSB: Python interface to librsb sparse matrices library

josef.pktd at gmail.com josef.pktd at gmail.com
Sat Jun 24 15:47:35 EDT 2017

On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 3:16 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:

> On Jun 24, 2017 7:29 AM, "Sylvain Corlay" <sylvain.corlay at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Also, one quick question: is the LGPL license a deliberate choice or is it
> not important to you? Most projects in the Python scientific stack are BSD
> licensed. So the LGPL choice makes it unlikely that a higher-level project
> adopts it as a dependency. If you are the only copyright holder, you would
> still have the possibility to license it under a more permissive license
> such as BSD or MIT...
> Why would LGPL be a problem in a dependency? That doesn't stop you making
> your code BSD, and it's less restrictive license-wise than depending on MKL
> or the windows C runtime...

Is scipy still including any LGPL code, I thought not.
There might still be some optional dependencies that not many users are
using by default. ?
Julia packages are mostly MIT, AFAIK. (except for the GPL parts because of
cholmod, which we (?) avoid)


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