[Rd] Copyright issues question

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Mon Jun 14 18:32:07 CEST 2004

On Mon, 14 Jun 2004, Peter Dalgaard wrote:

> Eric Lecoutre <lecoutre at stat.ucl.ac.be> writes:
> >
> > What sort of exact problems can we expect to have? Should we consider
> > to propose this as Open Source and not GPL? Do we have to obtain the
> > agreement of the R Core Team?

It might also be worth pointing out that the R Core Team's agreement is
neither necessary nor sufficient.  The GPL permits whatever it permits,
and R as it stands is covered by the GPL, rather than by what the
developers would like on a case-by-case basis.


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