[Rd] NEWS and ChangeLog in available.packages()
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 18:12:49 CET 2008
On Feb 18, 2008 11:59 AM, Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
> >>>>> "GaGr" == Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck at gmail.com>
> >>>>> on Mon, 18 Feb 2008 10:19:05 -0500 writes:
> GaGr> With the newly available NEWS and ChangeLog links on
> GaGr> the CRAN pages for packages it would be nice if
> GaGr> available.packages() gave information on those.
> how would you propose?
> It returns a character matrix, and that probably should not be
Currently the Depends (and Imports, Contains and Suggests)
are character strings containing components to form
one large string so maybe there could be a Docs whose
substrings could include NEWS, ChangeLog and the vignette
and demo names or maybe separate ones for NEWS/ChangeLog,
vignettes and demos.
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