[R] Re: diamond graphs and patents

Barry Rowlingson B.Rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Thu Aug 28 11:20:58 CEST 2003

David Scott wrote:
>  but if any of us are to do 
> likewise I guess we will either pay up or secretly write code and play 
> around with diamond graphs while hidden in the basement.

Okay, lets stand up and be counted: who has been writing diamond graph 
code? Mine's 60 lines.

> Like others I welcome the contribution of those at Johns Hopkins to the 
> debate. And they perhaps shouldn't worry about us here at R-help, who are 
> maybe just a fringe element of open source loving anti-M$ weirdos. Then 
> again we may be the last bastion of open scientific enquiry.

  Is that an M$-Windows port of R I see? Or is it still anti-M$ because 
it isn't written in C# and .NET?


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