[Rd] Licence for datasets in a R-package

Gábor Csárdi csardi.gabor at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 20:04:26 CEST 2014

On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 1:56 PM, Gabor Grothendieck
<ggrothendieck at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:54 PM, Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In practice, CRAN maintainers do not allow multiple licenses for parts
>> of the same package. At least they did not for my package a couple of
>> months ago.
> If that is the case then you could put your data files in a separate
> package from the code with one depending on the other.

Yes, and sometimes this even makes sense, as the data does not change often.

This was, however, a package with several data sets, accompanying a
book. So this would have been quite cumbersome.


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