[R] R package licences

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue Mar 30 12:45:42 CEST 2010

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 10:15 AM, Uwe Behrens <ubehrens3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> please, can SOMEBODY help me to find the right characters to fit into the
> field
> \details{
> ...
> ...
> License: \tab ???? \cr
> }

 What file is this? Because \details belongs in a .Rd documentation
file, but the license is specified in the DESCRIPTION file, which
doesn't have \details... Are you editing a .Rd and not the DESCRIPTION

> of the description file for a new R-package?
> When building the package I always get:
> * checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ... WARNING
> Non-standard license specification:
>  What license is it under?
> Last time I just used "GPL" and it worked, this time it doesn't ...
> I tried the following character strings:
> GPL  GPL-2  GPL-3  LGPL-2  LGPL-2.1  LGPL-3  AGPL-3  Artistic-1.0
> Artistic-2.0
> all with the same results.

 Most of those (if not all) should be valid.


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