[ESS] Current version?

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Tue Jan 24 17:02:58 CET 2012

Ken Williams wrote:
> I'm a little confused - I see that http://ess.r-project.org/Manual/ess.html and http://svn.r-project.org/ESS/trunk/ANNOUNCE talk about ESS version 5.15, but http://ess.r-project.org/ and the download links thereon still reference 5.14.  Is the main site just slow to update, or has 5.15 not been officially released?
> In fact, the release notes in http://svn.r-project.org/ESS/trunk/ANNOUNCE skip right over version 5.14, not sure what that's about.
> If 5.15 is released, where can I get it?
> If 5.15 is still unreleased, I'm interested in trying it.  If I install it manually (under Cygwin) and find serious problems, can I regress to 5.14 just by installing 5.14 manually on top of it?
> Thanks.
> --
> Ken Williams, Senior Research Scientist

Hi Ken:

It's confusing.  5.14 is the latest released version.  We are calling 
the latest development version 5.15 even though technically it does not 
actually become 5.15 until it is released.


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