[R] Taking code from packages

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 16:41:37 CET 2006

On 1/13/06, Ales Ziberna <aleszib at gmail.com> wrote:
> First thank you for you reply!
> First let me assure you that I did not think or intent to just use their
> code and use GPL as an excuse.
> Although I would like to just make my package dependant on theirs and use
> their functions that is not possible. The main reason is that I do not want
> to use the whole functions, but just parts of it. For example, I only need
> one statistics, while their function computes several. Since I call my
> function several thousand times, I want to make it as fast as possible.

You might want to time the difference just in case.    Predicting performance
is notoriously difficult to do.

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