[seqfan] Re: The OEIS mentioned on Quomodocumque

N. J. A. Sloane njas at research.att.com
Sun Dec 5 05:16:12 CET 2010

>To: Sequence Fanatics Discussion list <seqfan at list.seqfan.eu>
>Subject: [seqfan]  The OEIS mentioned on Quomodocumque
>The OEIS is mentioned on the blog Quomodocumque, together with some
>criticism on the new license agreement.  I'd be interested to know
>what the OEIS users, contributors and editors think about it.
>Link: http://quomodocumque.wordpress.com/2010/12/02/licensing-changes-at-the-online-encyclopedia-of-integer-sequences/

Indeed, the Board of Trustees of the OEIS Foundation
has been discussing the licenses ever since William Stein
posted his message to the Number Theory List, and followed
it up with various other messages. We have not yet
decided how to respond.

One of the comments on that blog is the following:

>One Response to Licensing changes at the Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences  
>      fergal on December 2, 2010 said:
>      If the old licence permits then it should be possible to take the last dump under the old licence and fork.
>      Just the threat may do the trick.

It was posted by Fergal Michael Daly of Walkinstown, Dublin, Ireland.
I did not respond.


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