[Rd] Small Extension to license()/licence()

From: R. Michael Weylandt <michael.weylandt_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2012 17:55:28 +0100


By analogy with maintainer(), I suggest extending license() to give the licensing terms of packages as well as R itself when prompted. Below is a small patch in that direction. This won't break anything and imposes no significant maintenance burden; it has the advantage of making it ever so marginally easier to know package licenses.

Given the existence of license forms like GPL >=2, I don't see a easy programmatic way of identifying what RShowDoc() can provide and what it can't, so I've left that out.

Cheers,

Michael


Index: src/library/base/R/license.R


-licence <- license <- function() {


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