[Maxima] Numerical constrained minimization
toy.raymond at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 20:37:38 CDT 2008
Robert Dodier wrote:
> On 3/19/08, Raymond Toy (RT/EUS) <raymond.toy at ericsson.com> wrote:
>> I've played around a bit with constrained minimization using the
>> donlp2 package. See, for example
> Ray, thanks for working on this. I think constrained optimization is
> a very important topic so I am glad to see this.
There was a bug in the previous version. I've uploaded a new one. I've
also included quite a few more tests and they pretty much match the
> Apparently DONLP is released under terms which allow noncommercial
> use in general, and commercial use through specific arrangement
> with TU-Darmstadt. So DONLP couldn't be distributed with the rest
> of Maxima since the GPL has no commercial use restriction.
> Maybe it would be worth it to see if they would let us license DONLP
> under terms of the GPL.
Good point. I'll ask the author about it. But mere aggregation doesn't
imply inclusion under the terms of the GPL. Perhaps another directory
of contributions (free or not) would be acceptable, assuming the share
and contrib directories are actually GPL code. Or maybe you don't want
to consider this at all, which is ok with me too.
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