[Rd] R CMD check should check date in description

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 00:13:22 CEST 2008

> > To clarify, do you mean you have decided not to provide a date field
> > in the DESCRIPTION file?  If so, would you mind elaborating why?
> >
>   Sure: The date of what?

That's a good question.  Another possible solution would be to remove
(or down-weight the importance of) the date field, and instead use the
date from the built field.  This would affect the display of (at
least) the output from help(package=x) and the CRAN package page.



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