Re: [R] Differences between package and library terminology

From: Dimitris Rizopoulos <dimitris.rizopoulos_at_med.kuleuven.ac.be>
Date: Thu 03 Mar 2005 - 01:23:46 EST

look at this message

http://tolstoy.newcastle.edu.au/R/devel/05/02/2148.html

and the thread it comes from for more info.

Best,
Dimitris



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> Just out of curiosity, what is the difference between the terms for
> package and library ? Why are we loading a package with the
> library()
> command ?
>
> If this is a case of RTFM, I would be happy to do so if pointed in
> the
> right direction. I have searched the FAQ and mail archives and only
> came
> up with http://tolstoy.newcastle.edu.au/R/help/05/02/12162.html but
> this
> still does not explain what is the requirement/features of a package
> vs.
> library.
>
> Does this question not qualify to be included in the FAQs.
>
> Thank you
>
> Regards, Adai
>
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