Re: [Rd] cran task view

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 07:34:11 -0500

On 11 June 2009 at 14:11, Achim Zeileis wrote:
| > Yesterday, I try to look at a CRAN task view on extreme value theory (EVT).
| > Does anyone plan to do a CRAN task view on this topic?
| Not that I know of.
| > Packages related to this topic seem to be spread among finance, econometrics
| > and social econometrics.
| Maybe more on the finance side...

I also think that we shouldn't get too granular. 20-some task views is fine, 200-some less so. But that is Achim's editorial call to make.

| > Maybe this discussion could wait this july useR?
| Sure, we can talk, probably together with Dirk. I guess that the number
| of packages for EVT is also not excessive so that we might be able to
| include it in the Finance view.

Agreed. Patches to the task view are always welcome. :-)


Three out of two people have difficulties with fractions.

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