[R-pkg-devel] Question about preventing CRAN package archival
@vr@h@m@@d|er @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Jun 3 09:07:41 CEST 2021
On the other hand, MIT does not restrict what you do with your own
contributions, just the included code. GPL restricts rights on
redistributing your own work if a component is GPL as well.
On Thu, Jun 3, 2021 at 6:51 AM Berwin A Turlach
<berwin.turlach using gmail.com> wrote:
> G'day Jeff,
> On Wed, 02 Jun 2021 11:34:21 -0700
> Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil using dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote:
> Not that I want to get involved in old discussions :), but...
> > MIT is more permissive than GPL2,
> ... this statement depends on how one defines "permissive".
> MIT requires that you fulfil: "The above copyright notice and this
> permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial
> portions of the Software." (https://opensource.org/licenses/MIT)
> Whereas GPL 2 merely requires that you "[...] conspicuously and
> appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice and
> disclaimer of warranty [...]".
> Thus, arguably, GPL 2 is more permissive.
> > so there is a collision there.
> Well, luckily the FSF does not think that the MIT license is
> incompatible with the GPL license, though it finds the term "MIT
> license" misleading and discourages its use, see
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