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From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-03 01:39:26

operative phrase is "seem to think"..... I challenge the word think...but
it's their work and they're free to say how it's used (even if they are
distressingly misinformed).
At Wednesday 2004-06-02 22:31, you wrote:

>Walter Landry wrote:
>>Darren Cook <darren_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>If so I wonder if the GSL authors would be open to a dual,
>>>boost-compatible license so that a boost library could borrow code
>>>as it needed to, rather than having to re-invent the wheel.
>>Almost certainly not. They are not even willing to entertain going to
>>the LGPL. There used to be a blurb on their website saying that if
>>you can't handle the GPL, then use something else.
>I just checked their website, and it still reads this way. The authors of
>GSL seem to think that anything other that the GPL prevents scientific
>collaboration. Thus, an FAQ entry that asks if GSL code can ever be used
>in commercial software says simply, "No. Sorry."
> John Phillips
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Victor A. Wagner Jr.
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