Re: [R] How can you buy R?

From: Rogerio Porto <rdporto1_at_terra.com.br>
Date: Sat 20 May 2006 - 06:59:08 EST

While reading the various answers, I've remembered that the juridic part can't be that so simple. If I'm not fogeting something, there are some packages in R that has a more restrictive licence than GPL.

HTH, Rogerio.
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From: "Damien Joly" <dojoly@gmail.com>
To: <r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 6:51 PM
Subject: [R] How can you buy R?

> Hi all,
>
> This may seem like a dumb question, but I work for an entity that is soon
> converting to XP across the board, and I will lose the ability to install
> software on my own. The entity has a policy of only using software that
> has
> been purchased and "properly licensed" (whatever that means).
>
> This means I will soon lose the ability to use R at work - something I
> can't
> do without at this point.
>
> HOWEVER, I might be able to work around this policy if I can find a
> licensed
> software vendor, preferably in Canada, that sells R.
>
> I tried googling R vendors but was unsuccessful.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Damien
>
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