[seqfan] Re: The OEIS mentioned on Quomodocumque

Joseph S. Myers jsm at polyomino.org.uk
Sun Dec 5 15:30:48 CET 2010

On Sat, 4 Dec 2010, Benoît Jubin wrote:

> 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.

I think the purposes of the OEIS would be best served by

(a) licensing it all under copyleft terms such as CC-by-sa;

(b) making the whole database (internal format of the current approved 
versions of all sequences, and all the A-files and B-files) readily 
available to download;

(c) also making the data from the history of the sequences available to 

Joseph S. Myers
jsm at polyomino.org.uk

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