Re: [R] Taking code from packages

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Sat 14 Jan 2006 - 02:41:37 EST

On 1/13/06, Ales Ziberna <> wrote:
> First thank you for you reply!
> First let me assure you that I did not think or intent to just use their
> code and use GPL as an excuse.
> Although I would like to just make my package dependant on theirs and use
> their functions that is not possible. The main reason is that I do not want
> to use the whole functions, but just parts of it. For example, I only need
> one statistics, while their function computes several. Since I call my
> function several thousand times, I want to make it as fast as possible.

You might want to time the difference just in case. Predicting performance is notoriously difficult to do. mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Sat Jan 14 03:01:09 2006

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