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[Lapack] lapack license


a COPYING file is in the LAPACK directory with "accurate" information.

The licence is the modified BSD one.

LAPACK is a freely-available software package. It can be included in 
commercial software packages (and has been). We only ask that proper 
credit be given to the authors. Like all software, it is copyrighted. It 
is not trademarked, but we do ask the following: If you modify the source 
for these routines we ask that you change the name of the routine and 
comment the changes made to the original.

so yes open-source, freely available,


On Fri, 29 Jun 2007, Michael A Pernice wrote:


Is it correct to call LAPACK and "open source" collection, or there is a
more accurate designation?


Michael Pernice
Center for Advanced Modeling and Simulation
Idaho National Laboratory
Idaho Falls, ID 83415-2211
Phone:  208.526.9480
Fax:       208.526.5327
E-mail:   michael.pernice@Domain.Removed

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