[R-pkg-devel] Error occurring only when I submit to CRAN

Elysée Aristide @r|e|92@nd @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sun Feb 14 00:13:48 CET 2021

Thank you for your explanation.


*Aristide Elysée HOUNDETOUNGAN*
*Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at Université Laval*
*Personal website : *www.ahoundetoungan.com

On Fri, 12 Feb 2021 at 11:08, Ivan Krylov <krylov.r00t using gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 12 Feb 2021 09:47:37 -0500
> Elysée Aristide <ariel92and using gmail.com> wrote:
> > I did not want to put restrictions.
> Apologies, I could have phrased this better.
> If you want the whole of your package to be distributed under the terms
> of Apache-2.0 or GPL-3 license (at the user's choosing), the following
> DESCRIPTION fragment seems to be the way to express that intent:
> License: GPL-3 | file LICENSE
> > What is the better thing to put if I do not want to put
> > restrictions? The easiest one which allows sharing, copying ...?
> Personally, I would keep things simple by choosing only one license.
> Exactly which one to choose is a question of personal preference, as
> such known to result in flame wars, so I must try to stay neutral.
> For R packages, the line between Apache-style "please retain the
> copyright notice if you redistribute" licenses and GPL-style "please
> share your improvements as source code if you redistribute" is somewhat
> blurry, since people typically share source .tar.gz packages anyway,
> thus fulfilling the terms of both licenses. The differences only come
> into play only when other people distribute the _binary_ packages built
> from your source code they _modified_.
> Perhaps re-reading WRE 1.1.2
> <https://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/R-exts.html#Licensing> or
> consulting websites like <https://beza1e1.tuxen.de/licences/> or
> <https://choosealicense.com/> would help?
> --
> Best regards,
> Ivan
> [If you don't mind, let's keep this correspondence on the list by
> replying-to-all and Cc:-ing <r-package-devel using r-project.org>]

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