Re: [Rd] R 2.4.1 scheduled for December 18

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <>
Date: Sun 03 Dec 2006 - 01:24:19 GMT

On 1 December 2006 at 14:00, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
| The R Core Team has decided to aim for the release of 2.4.1 on Monday
| December 18. This involves a feature freeze on Monday the 4th and code
| freeze on Monday 11th. Automated builds of beta release and release
| candidate tarballs will be available from the 5th and the 12th,
| respectively.
| It is not expected that many changes will occur relative to the current
| R-patched version, but as always:
| ---> Bugs reported before the release have a better chance of getting
| fixed soon. <---

FWIW, a R-patched snapshot (of Nov 25) is also in Debian unstable and provides an easy one-shot 'apt-get install' way to test a new-ish R. Following past practice, I also intend to release one or two release candidates for 2.4.1 prior to its release.

Regards, Dirk

I am sorry if I replied later than usually to your email, but for the last
few days Comcast acted as an Internet NON-Service provider. -- Dirk

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