[R] How can you buy R?

Rogerio Porto rdporto1 at terra.com.br
Fri May 19 22:59:08 CEST 2006

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.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Damien Joly" <dojoly at gmail.com>
To: <r-help at 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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