Re: [Rd] faqs

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 00:39:14 -0500

And one other thing. In the GNU docs it says that if your NEWS file gets too big you can create an ONEWS file for the really old stuff. Is ONEWS supported too?

On Nov 16, 2007 11:12 PM, Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Nov 15, 2007 10:51 AM, Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Nov 15, 2007 9:57 AM, Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek_at_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.
>



R-devel_at_r-project.org mailing list
https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel Received on Wed 21 Nov 2007 - 05:42:18 GMT

Archive maintained by Robert King, hosted by the discipline of statistics at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0, at Wed 21 Nov 2007 - 06:30:20 GMT.

Mailing list information is available at https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel. Please read the posting guide before posting to the list.