[Ipopt] Ipopt release 3.9.2 (now under Eclipse Public License)
andreasw at watson.ibm.com
Wed Dec 22 15:19:22 EST 2010
I just created a new Ipopt release. It has some bug fixes for the build
system, but the main difference is that the open source license has
In this latest release, we switched the license under which Ipopt is
available from the "Common Public License (CPL)" to the "Eclipse Public
License (EPL)." - a number of Ipopt users had already requested this
The license IBM used on COIN-OR (CPL, Common Public License) has been
"deprecated and superseded" by the Ecplise Public License (EPL). The new
license (EPL) is almost the same as the old with 2 "new and improved"
features: (i) the license steward is the Eclipse Foundation (not IBM) and
(ii) the EPL does not have the "defense termination clause" (aka the
patent retaliation bit) which was a point of objection by some.
Some additional information regarding the licenses might be found at this
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