[Rd] Wishlist: write R's bin path to the PATH variable and remove the version string in the installation dir under Windows

Yihui Xie xie at yihui.name
Wed May 4 17:38:55 CEST 2011

In terms of a personal use, that is absolutely fine. From the
perspective of a developer, you cannot stop a user from upgrading to
newer versions. Perhaps it is a matter of personal taste; I'm worried
more about adapting to latest versions than maintaining old versions.
If the new versions works fine, I will remove all the old versions. I
have never run into troubles in which I have no choice but to use the
old version of R.

Yihui Xie <xieyihui at gmail.com>
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On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 12:46 AM, Wincent <ronggui.huang at gmail.com> wrote:
> I also prefer to keep the old versions.
> Sometimes, I have spent time to set up the system with older version
> and don't want to update to the latest (e.g. the new RGtk2 needs
> updated GTk2 as well) because the older still works and I don't need
> the new features.
> Regards
> Ronggui

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