Re: [Rd] License question

From: Pierre-Yves Chibon <pingou_at_pingoured.fr>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 22:42:52 +0200

On Tue, 2011-08-16 at 22:33 +0200, Uwe Schmitt wrote:
> The question is, if I am allowed to distribute the R.dll and the
> related libraries together with my software, or
> if it is better to ask the user to install these himself.

By principle it is better *not* to bundle libraries into the software. This allows your user to benefits from bug-fixes and improvement which are done upstream.
A list of reasons to discourage bundle library can be found there: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:No_Bundled_Libraries

Regards,
Pierre



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