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?


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