[R-pkg-devel] script translation - good practice?

peter dalgaard pd@|gd @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed Sep 18 14:11:53 CEST 2019

Not a lawyer, but...

I would expect that it depends on what license it was published under originally. If it doesn't explicitly allow the creation of derivative works, then I would be wary.


> On 18 Sep 2019, at 13:59 , Raphael Bonnet <Raphael.BONNET using univ-cotedazur.fr> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I just rewrote a bit of Matlab code into R and that I would like to make it available for the community.
> Unfortunately this bit of code has been published by authors that I've never contacted.
> I was wondering if I could submit a package to CRAN by keeping the same license as the journal in which the code was published and citing the paper and the authors.
> Can I associate myself as [cre, trl] in the description file?
> Thanks,
> Raphael
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