SciD (Was: Real Close to the Machine: Floating Point in D )

Sean Kelly sean at
Sat May 16 07:50:21 PDT 2009

Walter Bright wrote:
> Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>> Actually I seem to remember that "Numerical recipes in C" was widely 
>> criticized for having incredibly strong restrictions on the published 
>> code.
> The license is, from my copy of the 1987 edition:
> "Although this book and its programs are copyrighted, we specifically 
> authorize you, the reader of this book, to make one machine-readable 
> copy of each program for your own use. [...] Distribution of 
> machine-readable programs (either as copied by you or as purchased) to 
> any other person is not authorized."

I'll have to dig my copy out and see if it's any better.  Really, if the 
code can't even legally be used internally for an application developed 
by a team of programmers then the book is nearly worthless.

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