[Rd] Wishlist: Vignettes on CRAN

Friedrich Leisch friedrich.leisch at stat.uni-muenchen.de
Wed May 24 10:58:25 CEST 2006

>>>>> On Mon, 22 May 2006 21:42:34 -0700,
>>>>> Seth Falcon (SF) wrote:

  > "Gabor Grothendieck" <ggrothendieck at gmail.com> writes:
  >> This would certainly be nice.
  >> Note that the BioConductor package vignettes are online:
  >> http://www.bioconductor.org/docs/vignettes.html
  >> but there is nothing comparable for CRAN.

  > That page is actually out of date (we'll be updating it real soon
  > now).  However, we are producing links to package vingnettes in the
  > automatically generated package summary pages.  For example, take a
  > look at the summary page for the Biobase package:

  > http://bioconductor.org/packages/1.8/bioc/html/Biobase.html

  > This was fairly easy to setup.  I would be happy to share the code,
  > etc.

That looks excellent, I would be happy to use somethink like that for
CRAN. But as Kurt already said: looks more like a summer project
(currently I am swamped with teaching).


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