[Rd] Package development process?

Hadley Wickham hadley at rice.edu
Thu Jun 17 15:23:23 CEST 2010

> The creation of a research compendium can be viewed as
> a form of unit testing, and the fact that R has powerful tools
> that support this process (Sweave) could be viewed as one of
> its outstanding features (relating these comments back to
> the topic of this thread).

If anything, a research compendium would be an integration test, not a
compendium.  And many programming languages have something similar to


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