[R-pkg-devel] Licensing of an R package

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Fri Jan 19 17:09:44 CET 2018

On 19 January 2018 at 10:00, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
| Also look eg at our Rblpapi package.  The Bloomberg API is not open source,
| but they allow distribution of the (pre-built) library and headers.  Our
| package, building on top, is GPL-2+. No issues.  (This example is extra fun

Correction. It's GPL-3.  And CRAN also makes us include a file LICENSE
stating all that is needed to know here w.r.t Bloomberg.



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