[R] "license" for a university

Ted Byers r.ted.byers at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 01:15:29 CEST 2008


I trust you know what you risk when you assume.  ;-)

There IS a license, but it basically lets you copy or distribute it, or, in
your case, install on as many machines as you wish.  It is the "GNU GENERAL

Like most open source software I use, the Gnu license is in place primarly
to ensure everyone can freely use it.



Erin Hodgess-2 wrote:
> Dear R People:
> I am trying to install R in a classroom here, but have been told that
> there must be a license.
> Is there such a thing with R, please?  Since it is free, I "assumed"
> that there would be no license.
> Thanks for any help,
> Sincerely,
> Erin
> -- 
> Erin Hodgess
> Associate Professor
> Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
> University of Houston - Downtown
> mailto: erinm.hodgess at gmail.com
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