petsc commerical use

Matthew Knepley knepley at
Tue Mar 25 18:17:29 CDT 2008

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 6:15 PM, Matt Funk <mafunk at> wrote:
> Sorry to bug the list with this.
>  i was just wondering how the possible use of PETSC in a commerical environment
>  is/should be handled? I read the copyright notification on the website as
>  well as the FAQs, but i didn't see much to that question.
>  If i am too blind to see it, maybe someone can point me to where i can read
>  about it?

I think the license is clear. You can use it for whatever commercial
purpose you want.
Its already in a few commercial codes.



>  thanks
>  mat
What most experimenters take for granted before they begin their
experiments is infinitely more interesting than any results to which
their experiments lead.
-- Norbert Wiener

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