[MPICH] who own(s) the copy right of MPICH2 ?

Rajeev Thakur thakur at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Jun 18 17:46:08 CDT 2007

The main copyright holder is the University of Chicago. There may be a
couple of files here and there from other pieces of software that are
copyrighted by others.


From: owner-mpich-discuss at mcs.anl.gov
[mailto:owner-mpich-discuss at mcs.anl.gov] On Behalf Of chong tan
Sent: Monday, June 18, 2007 4:11 PM
To: mpich-discuss at mcs.anl.gov
Subject: [MPICH] who own(s) the copy right of MPICH2 ?

I am in the final stage of productizing a code using MPICH for
My Legal department gives me 6 pages of
message to be displayed when my code runs, plus 10 pages or more ack/leg
to be included/reproduced with the help/doc/training.  
I look at the list of copyrights owners, they are
- University of Chicago
- Argonne National Lab
- University Notre Dame
- The Ohio State University
- The trustee of Indianna University
- Clemson Univerity
- University of Mississipi
- University of Chicago, Ohio Supercomputer Center
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- SUN micro System 
there is one particular message, for Trustees of Indiana University, Norte
Dame University and Ohio State University, I think is on LAM/MPI:
"This product includes software developed at the Ohio Supercomputer Center
at The Ohio State University, the University of Notre Dame and the Pervasive
Technology Labs at Indiana University with original ideas contributed from
Cornell University. For technical information contact Andrew Lumsdaine at
the Pervasive Technology Labs at Indiana University.  For administrative and
license questions contact the Advanced Research and Technology Institute at
351 West 10th St., Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, phone 317-274-5905, fax
I just want to ask those with the inside connection: Who should I cite as
the copyright owner of MPICH2 in my software ?   I don't build MPICH with
LAM, should I still ack the copyright owners of  LAM/MPI ?


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