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Re: hfd5 license



On Fri, 2005-06-24 at 16:44 -0600, Orion Poplawski wrote:
> I'm looking to package the NCSA HDF5 library and am wondering what to 
> put in the License line.  I've attached the license.  It looks pretty 
> open, but it isn't using a standard license.  There is an NCSA license 
> listed on the OSI page, but it's not exactly the same as this.
> 

I've had HDF5 in my todo list for sometime, the primary hold-out is
this:

HDF5 without support for szip seems to be crippling it. Szip's license
is such that it cannot be included in Fedora.

So, to those people interested in hdf5: is it still useful without szip
compression support?

~spot
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