Re: [Rd] 'sessionInfo()' instead of 'version'

From: roger koenker <rkoenker_at_uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu 29 Dec 2005 - 20:07:19 GMT

In a private response to Tony Plate's suggestion to replace version() output with sessionInfo() in R-help requests,

> roger koenker wrote:
>> Thanks for this, it would seem useful to have version numbers for
>> the packages too?

and Tony replied,
>
> Sounds sensible to me! If I were you I'd send a message to R-devel
> suggesting this. AFAIK, some changes to sessionInfo() are already
> being considered, so this is a good time to suggest that.

So, for what it is worth....

Roger

PS My notion is that it is sometimes useful to document the state of play
when a particular object was created, much like the recent thread on
date stamping of objects in R-help.

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