Re: [Rd] License of Mathlib

From: Prof Brian D Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 25 Aug 2004 - 04:58:41 EST

On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, cstrato wrote:

> Dear R-Developers
>
> I have a question regarding the license of Mathlib:
> Is the license GPL or LGPL?
>
> I am confused, since the file "nmath.h" mentions GPL in the header,
> while the file "Rmath.h0.in" mentions LGPL in the header.

More importantly, the C code of the functions is under GPL. It is only the public header files (and nmath.h is private) that have LGPL in them. See the file COPYRIGHTS (which you seem not to be aware of).

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