[R-pkgs] New package RPostgreSQL 0.1.0

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd_at_debian.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 21:41:37 -0500

       RPostgreSQL version 0.1.0

We are pround to announce the availability of the RPostgreSQL package on CRAN and its mirrors. This package provides an a DBI-compliant interface between PostgreSQL and R.

RPostgreSQL was developed as part of the Google Summer of Code 2008 program by Sameer Kumar Prayaga.

Some highlights:

  o Implemented all the DBI features

  o Added support for transaction management

  o Added type mapping for dates & timestamps

Known bugs/deficiencies:

  o Building on Windows unknown/untested. Feedback welcome

RPostgreSQL is hosted on Google Code, for more information see


For any suggestions and queries, please contact:

   Sameer Kumar Prayaga <sameer.bits_at_gmail.com>    Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd_at_debian.org>

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