[R] Warranty on Accuracy, Precision, Legality, ... of R in Research
h.wickham at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 01:33:06 CEST 2008
On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 4:07 PM, Marc Schwartz
<marc_schwartz at comcast.net> wrote:
> on 09/22/2008 11:26 AM Bert Chan wrote:
>> Warranty on Accuracy, Precision, Legality, ... of R in Research
>> (These questions may well have been raised.)
>> What is the implied warranty of using R for research & publications, consulting, etc.?
>> Alternately, how does one obtain such a warranty?
>> Your answers will be much appreciated.
>> Perhaps you can point me to some websites which discussed this subject in the past.
>> Thanks & regards -
>> (Bertram K. C. Chan, PhD)
> As per the banner that appears whenever you start up R:
> "R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> You are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.
> Type 'license()' or 'licence()' for distribution details."
And surely this the most that any software could provide?
"EXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE IN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU
AND SAS, ALL INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED
"AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
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