Re: [R] R -Legality Question about R's Open Source GNU GPL Licen

From: Csardi Gabor <csardi_at_rmki.kfki.hu>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 18:33:42 +0200

Ted, yes, there were a couple of cases, both in Europe and in the US. See more here:

http://www.softwarefreedom.org/

As far as I can remember, all lawsuits ended with an agreement, and the publication of the source code, of course.

Best,
Gabor

On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 05:19:31PM +0100, Ted Harding wrote:
> In this midst of all this debate, can I try a simple question?
>
> Have the enforceability and/or interpretation of the GPL ever been
> tested in court?
>
> If so, then are there any references to where one can read about
> the case (or cases)?
>
> With thanks,
> Ted.
>
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