add-on packages

Kurt Hornik
Mon, 12 Apr 1999 17:45:50 +0200 (CEST)

>>>>> Thomas Lumley writes:

> On Mon, 12 Apr 1999, Kurt Hornik wrote:

>> Another interesting fact is data duplication.  More than 10 data sets
>> show up in more than one package.  Maybe we should add these to the main
>> distribution then?

> I don't think this follows. Disk space is much cheaper than name space
> (perhaps even when we get the promised new features)


>> Finally (again?), please make sure that your packages do not mask system
>> features.

> Note that this requires quite frequent checking -- system features do
> keep being added.

I thought that this too could be a part of the automated process.
(After a successful `R CMD check', load the pkg and see if the warnings

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