Re: [Rd] Re: [R] A long digression on packages

From: M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <>
Date: Sun 05 Jun 2005 - 21:03:53 GMT

Gabor Grothendieck wrote:

>I think that some time ago there was a discussion of having a downloadable
>file that oould be used to through so that a relatively small
>download and no package installation would allow a comprehensive
>offline of all CRAN packages. An online version of
> might be another possibility.
There are some great open source indexing and search tools available, given documentation in HTML or PDF formats. One I'm rather fond of is "swish-e", which can be found at


There is a Windows native version available, IIRC, although I've only used it on Linux systems.
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