[Rd] Package names

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Thu Sep 3 15:37:57 CEST 2009

Hadley Wickham wrote:
> Currently, writing R extensions states: "The ‘Package’ and ‘Version’
> fields give the name and the version of the package, respectively. The
> name should consist of letters, numbers, and the dot character and
> start with a letter. "
> Now that _ is no longer an assignment operator, could it be added to this list?

Hadley, it is used as the separator between packagename and version 
number in the name of a package. And (at least my) code relies on the 
fact that there is exactly one "_" in the filename.


> Hadley

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