LAPACK is a freely available software package provided on the World Wide Web via netlib, anonymous ftp, and http access. Thus it can be included in commercial packages (and has been). We ask only that proper credit be given to the authors by citing this users' guide as the official reference for LAPACK.
Like all software, this package is copyrighted. It is not trademarked; however, if modifications are made that affect the interface, functionality, or accuracy of the resulting software, the name of the routine should be changed. Any modification to our software should be noted in the modifier's documentation.
We will gladly answer questions regarding our software. If modifications are made to the software, however, it is the responsibility of the individuals/company who modified the routine to provide support.