Recommend Commercial graphing library

Ed Keith e_d_k at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 6 18:20:21 CEST 2010


--- On Tue, 4/6/10, AlienBaby <matt.j.warren at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: AlienBaby <matt.j.warren at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Recommend Commercial graphing library
> To: python-list at python.org
> Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 12:05 PM
> On Apr 6, 4:24 pm, Jean-Michel
> Pichavant <jeanmic... at sequans.com>
> wrote:
> > Pablo Recio Quijano wrote:
> > > Why must be commercial, when there is open and
> free alternatives? Like
> > > GNU Plot.
> >
> > Gnuplot is ugly. I'm using it because I don't care if
> it's ugly but it
> > clearly lacks of look & feel for presentations, as
> requested by the OP.
> >
> > You havehttp://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/
> >
> > which is free and looks better than gnuplot. I'm not
> sure it's well
> > suited for presentation though.
> >
> > JM
> 
> Hi,
> 
> The requirement for a commercial license comes down to
> being
> restricted to not using any open source code. If it's an
> open source
> license it can't be used in our context.
> 
> Until now I have actually been using matplotlib, but now
> that has to
> change.
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>From The Matplotlib documentation: "Matplotlib only uses BSD compatible code, and its license is based on the PSF license."

BSD and PSF both allow commercial use. There is no "copyleft" restriction.

    -EdK

Ed Keith
e_d_k at yahoo.com

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