[Biopython-dev] Adopting BSD 3-Clause license for Biopython?

Christian Brueffer christian at brueffer.de
Wed Jul 24 09:46:24 UTC 2013

On 7/24/13 11:13 , Peter Cock wrote:
> Therefore this looks like the closest match:
> http://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-3-Clause
> i.e. The BSD 3-Clause ("BSD New" or "BSD Simplified") license.
> This is also used by the NumPy project and many other Python
> libraries.
> Assuming people agree this is a good idea, we can start doing
> this on a file-by-file basis (checking for approval from the named
> copyright holders) and to be rigorous check with every named
> contributor in the CONTRIB or NEWS files.

I welcome this initiative and I agree that BSD 3-clause seems to be
the closest match.



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