[Bioc-devel] Sweave changes (keep.source = TRUE or FALSE?)

Vincent Carey 525-2265 stvjc at channing.harvard.edu
Fri Dec 8 19:00:15 CET 2006

>   > I was completely mystified by the transition from a
>   > default setting for a code formatting process to considerations of
>   > central configuration files or flavors of R.  But maybe that reflects
>   > my limitations more than anything else.  I think this issue is very
>   > local to a feature of a specific piece of software and should have no
>   > broad ramifications for the general installation process or
>   > distribution/installation of R.
> Well, I don't like to fix a problem locally for one particular aspect
> of the distribution process. If building of vignettes should be
> configurable for a project, so should the rest of the build process
> (and vice versa). Anything else is hard to maintain and not
> transparent to users.

Hi Fritz -- Apology accepted (and not really necessary)...
now I need to spend some time understanding this
last part, but for now, I think something like closure
has been reached.


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