[R] License Question
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Tue Oct 28 02:59:12 CET 2008
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There are obligations under the GPL that anyone who distributes GPL'd
software should be aware of.
Does XL Solutions distribute R? Does it follow its obligations under
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> --- On Mon, 10/27/08, Freiberger, Katrin <Katrin.Freiberger at ADBag.de>
> > From: Freiberger, Katrin <Katrin.Freiberger at ADBag.de>
> > Subject: [R] License Question
> > To: r-help at r-project.org
> > Date: Monday, October 27, 2008, 6:04 AM
> > Dear All,
> > I learned about R during my studies at Cologne University
> > of Applied Science. Now I work at Allianz Dresdner Bauspar
> > AG and I would like to install R here too. Is there any
> > license issues that need to be taken in consideration, any
> > fees to pay by the company? I know there are answers to this
> > in the FAQs but I didn't really understand the legal
> > language. Could you therefore just give me concrete answers?
> > Thanks for you help & kind regards,
> > Katrin Freiberger
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