Re: [R] Is anyone using the MiniR distribution?

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Fri 11 Mar 2005 - 09:55:39 EST

On Fri, 04 Feb 2005 14:45:35 +0000, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca> wrote :

>On Fri, 4 Feb 2005 14:46:03 +0100, Martin Maechler
><maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote :
>
>>
>>>>>>> "Duncan" == Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca>
>>>>>>> on Fri, 04 Feb 2005 09:50:22 +0000 writes:
>
>> Duncan> The miniR files only include a minimal installation
>> Duncan> of R, and are rarely tested. Rather than building
>> Duncan> something that may not even work, I'd like to stop
>> Duncan> building them.
>>
>> Duncan> Would this be a problem for anyone?
>>
>>
>>People for which this is a problem will probably not be
>>subscribed to R-help because they'll be living in places /
>>situations with bad / expensive internet connection.
>>
>>(Sorry to be not really constructive here).
>
>That's a good point; I'll put a copy of my question in the miniR
>directory on CRAN. It's not a big problem to build it, but I don't
>want to test it if it's not being used.

Not having heard any complaints on this issue, I have now stopped building the mini distribution. I have taken the 2.0.1 files offline (but still have them available in case this causes hardship for anyone).

Duncan Murdoch



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