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From Phil Steitz <pste...@apache.org>
Subject Public Domain Software
Date Tue, 11 Jan 2005 01:56:25 GMT
The Jakarta Commons Math project would like to incorporate some code 
from the JAMA matrix package <http://math.nist.gov/javanumerics/jama>. 
The web page includes the following copyright statement:
Copyright Notice  This software is a cooperative product of The 
MathWorks and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 
which has been released to the public domain. Neither The MathWorks nor 
NIST assumes any responsibility whatsoever for its use by other parties, 
and makes no guarantees, expressed or implied, about its quality, 
reliability, or any other characteristic.

The sources include no copyright notices or @author tags. Is there any 
reason that we cannot incorporate code from these sources into Commons 



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