Re: [Fwd: Help in testing the RC for Metis 5.0]
You can always try to ask them to reconsider the licensing of
(par)metis. Two years ago I wrote several emails to George Karypis and
Irene Moulitsas to consider this for distributing FreeFOAM. But I never
received any reply.
Gerber van der Graaf
Op dinsdag 14-06-2011 om 22:46 uur [tijdzone +0200], schreef Andrea
> I've just received this message from the author of libmetis... probably
> you've also received this, but I think this can be of interest anyway
> for the list.
> Also, maybe we can try to ask (again...) him to consider another (and
> free) license before the release of the new version of the library? Even
> though in the past he has showed no interest in changing the license,
> maybe it's wort a try asking.
> ------- Messaggio inoltrato -------
> > Da: George Karypis <email@example.com>
> > A: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Oggetto: Help in testing the RC for Metis 5.0
> > Data: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 15:35:08 -0500
> > Dear all,
> > You are receiving this email because within the last year you sent me an
> > email about Metis.
> > If you are still using Metis I will like your help in testing the release
> > candidate of Metis 5.0. This is a nearly complete rewrite of Metis' code
> > base with changes in both the command-line programs and also its API
> > routines. The 5.0rc1 release can be downloaded from
> > http://glaros.dtc.umn.edu/gkhome/metis/metis/download.
> > I will greatly appreciate if you can find some time to test the changes and
> > report any issues with the code and documentation at its bug-tracking system
> > (http://glaros.dtc.umn.edu/flyspray/index.php?tasks=all&project=2).
> > I will like to release the final 5.0 version by the end of this month (if
> > possible).
> > regards,
> > George
> > PS: If you do not want me to bug you again with such a request, just send me
> > an email indicating that.
> > --------------------------------------------------------------------
> > George Karypis, Professor
> > Department of Computer Science & Engineering
> > University of Minnesota
> > email@example.com
> > http://www.cs.umn.edu/~karypis
> > tel: (612) 626-7524, fax: (612) 625-0572