[R] R -Legality Question about R's Open Source GNU GPL License

ohri2007 at gmail.com ohri2007 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 17:35:01 CEST 2008

now which license to use?

it is bad enough explaining SaaS (software as a service), and open
source and data mining to lawyers, without the experts fighting it as

and who pays for the cloud computing expenses  for me then if there is
no money in it. cloud computing doesnt exist in India right now from
where I am writing this?



On 7/30/08, Roland Rau <roland.rproject at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Stevens, Martin Henry H. Dr. wrote:
>> The limit of use is that you cannot profit from it. It is Open Source.
> I am not sure what you mean exactly. If you mean that you can not earn
> any money selling free software (in terms of the GPL2, which is R's
> licence), this seems to be not the case:
> http://www.fsf.org/licensing/essays/selling.html
> Best,
> Roland

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