Re: [Rd] [R] Prime Numbers Pkgs - Schoolmath is broken

From: Peter Dalgaard <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 13:54:43 +0200

Gavin Simpson wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 07:16 -0700, Red Roo wrote:

>> primes() and primlist are broken in Schoolmath pkg on CRAN.
>> My analysis can be found here
>> Not sure what the procedure is for getting things fixed, so I've
>> cross-posted to r-dev as well.

> Neither place is correct. This has *nothing* to do with R. Address bug
> reports directly to the package maintainer, details of which can be
> found here:
> which is what is requested in the posting guide...

Hmm, well... yes, but:

It could be argued that we are a little too closed to discussing items outside of base R. There is something to be said for allowing people to point out to us that we do have a package on CRAN that claims that 133 is a prime! Of course it might be considered more polite first to tell the package maintainder that he has egg on his face...


Peter Dalgaard
Center for Statistics, Copenhagen Business School
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