On 03/07/2016 02:26 PM, Stephen Frost wrote: > * Joe Conway (m...@joeconway.com) wrote: >> On 03/07/2016 01:43 PM, Josh berkus wrote: >>> http://blogs.microsoft.com/?p=67248 >>> >>> Once SQL Server is available on Linux, we're going to see more people >>> using it as an alternative to PostgreSQL. Especially since they're >>> picking up a lot of our better features, like R support. >> >> IANAL, but I wonder how they can have R support given that libR.so is >> GPL licensed, not LPGL? Have they open sourced SQL Server? > > I thought they had purchased/partnered with an R implementor that didn't > use the GPL one...
Microsoft bought Revolution R, but that implementation is still GPL -- it has to be because it is derived from the open source R project which is GPL. Anyway, shouldn't we move this to advocacy? Joe -- Crunchy Data - http://crunchydata.com PostgreSQL Support for Secure Enterprises Consulting, Training, & Open Source Development
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