Re: [R] Wikis etc.

From: John Marsland <john.marsland_at_wmgfunds.com>
Date: Sat 07 Jan 2006 - 01:18:29 EST

On 1/6/06, John Marsland <john.marsland@mac.com> wrote:
> I see your point. Maybe the answer is to use the list for R-help style
> questions, but encourage people who answer questions to point the the
> answers in the wiki - which they might have enhanced if necessary.
>
> On 1/6/06, Fernando Henrique Ferraz P. da Rosa <academic@feferraz.net> wrote:
> > John Marsland writes:
> > > Trac would have the advantage of pushing questions on the R list back towards
> > > the actual source code and allowing all users to participate in the future
> > > development of the software.
> > >
> >
> > I see that this could be useful for R-devel, but considering the
> > volume of traffic and the kind of contents on R-help, I don't think such
> > tying to the actual source code would be so useful. Perhaps trac could
> > be used as an integrated interface for r-devel/svn and the bug track
> > system, and another wiki solution be used exclusiverly for the r-help
> > community (which includes many people not directly interested in coding
> > or development issues).
> >
> > --
> > "Though this be randomness, yet there is structure in't."
> > Rosa, F.H.F.P
> >
> > Instituto de Matemática e Estatística
> > Universidade de São Paulo
> > Fernando Henrique Ferraz P. da Rosa
> > http://www.feferraz.net
> >
> >
>



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