License of code in Guido's essays(http://www.python.org/doc/essays/).

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at opus-gmbh.net
Wed Jan 22 16:53:01 CET 2003


Kerim <warkid at hotbox.ru> wrote:
> I don't want to bother Guido van Rossum so this question is to this
> group.
> I'd like to use(in commercial product) code for, say, find_path
> function written in "Implementing
> Graphs"(ttp://www.python.org/doc/essays/graphs.html). Surely I can
> reimplement this code by myself, but what if I have no time for the
> moment.
> Is it enough put thanks to Guido in the product for this code(yes,
> thanks for the whole Python are much bigger, but anyway)?

The only way to legally be on the safe side is to ask Guido. This will perhaps
make him put a page on www.python.org that clarifies the license question.

Gerhard
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