[R] Should there be an R-beginners list?

Hadley Wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 14:47:27 CET 2013

>> I do not see how it can be illegal to download and duplicate the
>> posts, since all the content is licensed under CC BY-SA. I might have
>> missed something there: http://stackexchange.com/legal If that is
>> really the case, I think I will have to reconsider if I should use it
>> any more.
> I'm not a lawyer, but I see claims restricting users to "personal use".

Neither am I, but I don't see any claims about personal use in the
"Subscriber Content" section, which is what concerns content that
other people have uploaded to stackoverflow. As Yihui says, all
questions and answers (as opposed to the stuff written by
stackoverflow the company) is licensed with

I suspect you'll find that the mailing list is in more of a grey area
since authors own the copyright to their posts and haven't agreed to
any redistribution (apart from what is obvious in signing up for a
mailing list).



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