Re: [Rd] Possible GPL Violation

From: Barry Rowlingson <>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 22:17:58 +0100

> It seems unlikely that the functionality of this program can be separated
> from the R-packages upon which it relies, thus making them one work subject
> to GPL. Does anyone have any experience with this software/company? Any
> thoughts?

 They're not distributing R itself:

 "You must have R on your computer to use these programs. R is freeware and complete instructions for obtaining and installing it are contained in ZumaStat."

 So, not a GPL violation in my opinion. Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer, although I read some of my ex-girlfriend's contract law books...

Barry mailing list Received on Wed 22 Oct 2008 - 21:20:32 GMT

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