[R] Legal issue help

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sun Jun 23 13:59:07 CEST 2013

On 23.06.2013 01:50, Dr. T. Imam wrote:
> Hi,
> I am new to this forum, and hopefully am sending the post to the right
> avenue (and in the appropriate format).
> I am planning to prepare a (to be commercially sold) book in near future,
> in which I expect to use some screenshots from R (running on Windows), and
> also graphic outputs from some of the packages..
> I am just wondering are there any legal requirements (in respect to
> copyright/permission of use issue) involved for such commercial use?.

We do not give legal advice.

Nevertheless, R is licensed under the GPL 2 or GPL 3. You have to look 
up the license situations for the used packages yourself.
Both, the authors of R and the package would probably appreciate if you 
cite the software you used. See ?citation in R.

Uwe Ligges

> Thank you.
> Regards,
> Dr. T. Imam
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