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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: [math] Questions about the linear package
Date Thu, 15 Oct 2009 19:26:41 GMT
I didn't get the impression that f2j was active at all, either.

Weren't there other options for MTJ to get performance or had they limited
their scope to f2j produced libraries and decided to ignore Atlas?

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 12:21 PM, Luc Maisonobe <>wrote:

> f2j is distributed under a modified
> GPL license (i.e. GPL with the addition of the BSD advertising clause,
> something I have never seen before). It is announced in sourceforge as
> being published under a BSD license, but the LICENSE file in both f2j
> 08. and f2j 0.8.1 are GPL with BSD clause ... The underlying javab tool
> is also freely available only for education, research and non-profit
> purposes. We clearly can redistribute neither f2j itself nor javaB due
> to these licensex and so would have to distribute only the already
> compiled jar files. I'm reluctant to distribute binary only blobs in our
> distribution (and if I remember correctly, Phil also didn't like this
> idea).
> I don't know of any other fortran to java conversion tools.

Ted Dunning, CTO

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