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Re: Geant4 package

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 5:32 PM, Lifeng Sun <lifongsun@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 7:12 PM, roucaries bastien
>>>> Though CLHEP is released under GPL-3 and LGPL-3 dual licenses since
>>>>, the Matrix sub-library of CLHEP still has an anti-commercial
>>>> clause in its license, e.g.,
>>>>  /* Matrix/Matrix/Matrix.h */
>>>>  // Creation of derivative forms of this software for commercial
>>>>  // utilization may be subject to restriction; written permission may be
>>>>  // obtained from Cornell University.
>>>> and I failed to convince the upstream to remove this clause. If we
>>>> purge the Matrix sub-library to make CLHEP DFSG clean, it will be
>>>> useless for Geant4.
>> This file ?
>>  http://alxr.usatlas.bnl.gov/lxr-stb4/source/external/CLHEP/Matrix/Matrix/Matrix.h

It seems that upstream achieved to get relicencied under LGPL. Do you
have patch and repositionnery for the debian patches ?

If not I will create a git tree from cvs.


>> seems to be bsd now
> BSD plus an extra anti-commercial clause stated below.
>> Could we implement a compatible wrapper using libeigen ?
> Sure, and the amount of work need to do seems reasonable.
> Kind regards,
> Lifeng

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