[R] License Question

Tom Backer Johnsen backer at psych.uib.no
Tue Oct 28 10:57:52 CET 2008

David Smith wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> We're in the process of updating the information on our website for 
> academic users, but in general we're making RPro available to academic 
> users free of charge.  I'm just gathering the information from the 
> department in charge of the academic program, and I'll make a public 
> reply to r-help when I get that info.  Just wanted to respond to your 
> question directly in the interim.

Thanks.  I am looking forward to more information.
> RPro isn't going the route of a closed menu approach -- it's the same R 
> command-line and script mode you're used to from R.  We're focussing 
> more on performance, parallel computation, and additional packages.

Good.  On the other hand, this sounds like it is (or will be) somewhat 
similar to the interfaces that already are avialble, e.g. Tinn-R or 
Rcmdr.  So, what are the advantages?
> I'd be happy to answer any other questions you might have of RPro -- 
> feel free to call or email.

Thank you.


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