Re: [Rd] faqs

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 23:12:12 -0500

On Nov 15, 2007 10:51 AM, Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 15, 2007 9:57 AM, Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek@r-project.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Nov 14, 2007, at 11:55 PM, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> >
> > > inst/NEWS would have the advantage of consistency with R itself
> > > which also has a NEWS file.
> > >
> >
> > I vote for NEWS for reasons above plus because that's what I use in my
> > packages already ;).
> > IMHO it should be installed automatically if present, i.e. it
> > shouldn't be necessary to have it in inst/NEWS, just plain NEWS should
> > suffice.
> >
>
> I agree that that would be desirable.

Also it would be nice if the HTML files here:

http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Descriptions/

each had a link to the NEWS file so one could get the news on a package prior to
installing it.



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