open-source software for bioinformatics

Richard P. Grant rgrant at
Thu Aug 10 02:18:33 EST 2000

In article <Pine.OSF.4.21.0008092042530.23512-100000 at>, 
Korbinian Strimmer <strimmer at> wrote:

> What I find *much* more problematic is to first develop tools, databases,
> software etc. under academic conditions (public funding, low salaries,
> people willing to work hard for getting a PhD etc.), and to sell exactly
> these things, maybe slightly modified, later as commercial products of a
> company *privately* held  by members of the research group.

I don't actually have a problem for that **provided that** there is an 
academic $-free licence available.


Richard P. Grant MAD Phil
Structural Studies    
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