Re: [Rd] Request: bring back windows chm help support (PR#14034)

From: alexios <>
Date: Sun, 01 Nov 2009 22:47:13 +0000

Peter Ehlers wrote:

> Duncan Murdoch wrote:

>> On 31/10/2009 6:05 PM, wrote:
>>> Full_Name: alex galanos
>>> Version: 2.10.0
>>> OS: windows vista
>>> Submission from: (NULL) (
>>> I respectfully request that the chm help support for windows, which
>>> was very
>>> convenient, be reinstated...couldn't an online poll have been
>>> conducted to gauge
>>> the support of this format by window's users?
> First, I don't think that complaints are bugs.
> Secondly, why not give the new format a chance. Personally, I
> like it. Thanks, Duncan.
>  -Peter Ehlers

It was not a complaint but a simple request, which given the presence of a wishlist subdirectory I thought was appropriate to post. Apologies if it came across as such.

-Alexios Ghalanos
>> I don't think it's going to come back, because nobody who knows how to
>> bring it back wants to take on the work of maintaining it. However,
>> what you might want to do is to contact one of the commercial
>> providers of R, and ask them to reinstate it. They're much more
>> interested in market research than R Core is, because their customers
>> pay them for their product. They'd probably be happy to sell you an
>> enhanced R supporting CHM help if they think there's a market for it.
>> Duncan Murdoch
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