Re: [Rd] DESCRIPTION and PACKAGES files.

From: Allen S. Rout <asr_at_ufl.edu>
Date: Thu 20 Jul 2006 - 20:45:04 GMT

Prof Brian Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> And that is the reason: everyone who downloads pays the price for unneeded
> fields in that file. It was a deliberate decision to minimize download
> times, which are already substantial for people on a dialup connection.

OK, that meets the definition of "not well recieved" ;)

Thanks for your time.


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