[Rd] unlicense

Charles Geyer charlie at stat.umn.edu
Wed Jan 18 15:12:10 CET 2017

In that case, perhaps the question could be changed to could CC0 be
added to the list of R licences.  Right now the only CC licence that
is in the R licenses is CC-BY-SA-4.0.

On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 7:23 AM, Brian G. Peterson <brian at braverock.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2017-01-17 at 22:46 -0500, Kevin Ushey wrote:
>> It appears that Unlicense is considered a free and GPL-compatible
>> license; however, the page does suggest using CC0 instead (which is
>> indeed a license approved / recognized by CRAN). CC0 appears to be
>> the primary license recommended by the FSF for software intended for
>> the public domain.
> I'd second the recommendation for CC0.  Lawyers at IP-restrictive firms
> I've worked for in the past have been OK with this license.
>  - Brian

Charles Geyer
Professor, School of Statistics
Resident Fellow, Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science
University of Minnesota
charlie at stat.umn.edu

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