[Rd] R 1.1.0 going into feature freeze

Prof Brian Ripley Prof Brian Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk>
Fri, 9 Jun 2000 12:12:37 +0100 (BST)

> From: Peter Dalgaard BSA <p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk>
> Date: 08 Jun 2000 00:08:55 +0200
> The planned release of R 1.1.0 will be next Thursday. The development
> version is going into feature freeze tomorrow, meaning that we'll only
> do testing and fix simple bugs during the next week.
> Those of you who prefer to find bugs before releases instead of
> afterwards may want to try it out and tell us what crawls out.

For anyone wanting to try the release-candidate Windows version,
it is up at


Warning: this is cross-compiled and so lacks a few things including
CHM / Windows help and the bitmap DLL.  The release version will be
natively compiled.

In particular, we would be grateful if anyone can try it on a Pentium
I/II/III on Win2000:  we know there are problems on Athlon cpus on

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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