Re: [R] Unbundling gregmisc

From: Seth Falcon <sethfalcon_at_comcast.net>
Date: Thu 05 May 2005 - 01:33:06 EST

"Warnes, Gregory R" <gregory.r.warnes@pfizer.com> writes:
> Let me redirect the topic a bit. I've been considering unbundling
> gregmisc. The pro would be that people would find the component
> packages (i.e. gdata) more easily. The con is that the packages
> have a number of interdependencies, so you pretty much will need to
> get most of them anyway.

I'm +1, heck, +2.

Given R's new ability to follow dependencies, I think the most likely outcome is a friendlier user experience: it will be easier to find the packages.

As Duncan pointed out, another pro is that if some of the packages change less, then users won't have to update them.

+ seth



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