Re: [Rd] Interaction between callNextMethod() and selectMethod()

From: peter dalgaard <>
Date: Sat, 04 Aug 2012 08:44:23 +0200

On Aug 4, 2012, at 01:24 , Hervé Pagès wrote:

> BTW, it's funny that the VERSION file in the R source tree says:
> hpages_at_latitude:~/src/R-2.16.r59963$ cat VERSION
> 2.16.0 Under development (unstable)
> ^^^^^^

What's funny about that? We no longer display the number on startup and at some point we may not even use it for an actual release, but there needs to be a number to test "R >= 2.14.0"-style dependencies and such.

Peter Dalgaard, Professor,
Center for Statistics, Copenhagen Business School
Solbjerg Plads 3, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
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