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ACM PDE Code GNU Compliant?

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: ACM PDE Code GNU Compliant?
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 15:42:14 -0400

On 13-May-2005, John Weatherwax wrote:

|     1)  Would this be helpful?

Yes, it would likely be useful to have PDE software for Octave.

|     2) Could I use the ACM FORTRAN code (pdecol.f) in octave, i.e. is it 
| GNU compliant?  I am attaching a link to the ACM software copyright and 
| license information...I'm not very good at reading these things. 
|     http://www.acm.org/pubs/copyright_policy/softwareCRnotice.html

This license is not compatible with the GPL because it restricts the
use of the software to non-commercial/academic purposes only.

|     I think the BLAS algorithms originally appeared in ACM TOMS so I am 
| hoping that this will be alright.

I don't think the BLAS was ever covered by this license.


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