Talk:LAPACK

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MKL + open source[edit]

Currently the "Math Kernel Libray" is linked under "See also" and on the right hand side the "free software" portal log is shown. This is contradictory since MKL is licensed 'Proprietary'.

I suggest moving the "free software portal" log to the top. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 83.64.188.210 (talk) 14:12, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

License?[edit]

Does anyone know how LAPACK is licensed? Is it GPL? (70.18.146.237 22:08, 31 March 2006 (UTC))

LAPACK is licensed with BSD, more less like everything else from NetLib. --Koobas 13:32, 8 August 2006 (UTC)

Who made it?[edit]

If anyone knows, I think there the origin of LAPACK should be mentioned. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 98.183.51.102 (talk) 07:40, 23 January 2010 (UTC)

I've added the LAPACK Users' Guide (3rd edition) as further reading, which is the suggested reference for LAPACK in the LAPACK FAQ and has a long list of authors. Most of their names are linked from the online version of the Users' Guide, but most of the links are stale. Qwfp (talk) 15:00, 23 January 2010 (UTC)

Popularity[edit]

Isn't LAPACK insanely popular? I thought it was the workhorse behind Matlab, R, Python, etc. Some discussion on the usage and popularity of this is waranted. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 50.137.77.140 (talk) 00:03, 22 December 2012 (UTC)

Pronunciation[edit]

Is there a reason why LAPACK is usually pronounced "lay-pack" rather than "la-pack"? The LaTeX article has a little anecdote about "lay-tech" vs. "lay-teks"; if there's an analogous story behind the pronunciation of LAPACK it might be nice to include it in this article. 142.20.133.199 (talk) 15:05, 26 June 2013 (UTC)