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This license DOES NOT apply to any software that may be obtained via the –download-package option of the PETSc configuration. Each of those packages are covered by their own licenses.
Contributing License Agreement¶
Contributions are accepted via GitLab merge requests. If you are planning a large contribution, we encourage you to discuss the concept on the email@example.com mailing list and interact with us frequently to ensure that your effort is well-directed. See the developers documentation for further details.
PETSc is distributed under a 2-clause BSD license (see above). The act of submitting a merge request (with or without an explicit Signed-off-by tag) will be understood as an affirmation of the following:
Developer’s Certificate of Origin 1.1
By making a contribution to this project, I certify that:
The contribution was created in whole or in part by me and I have the right to submit it under the open source license indicated in the file; or
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The contribution was provided directly to me by some other person who certified (a), (b) or (c) and I have not modified it.
I understand and agree that this project and the contribution are public and that a record of the contribution (including all personal information I submit with it, including my sign-off) is maintained indefinitely and may be redistributed consistent with this project or the open source license(s) involved.
PETSc is now distributed under a 2-clause BSD license. This section containing the (roughly compatible) legacy PETSc license exists for historical purposes only.
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This license DOES NOT apply to any software that may be obtained via the –download-package option of the PETSc configuration. Each of those packages are covered by their own copyrights and licenses.
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