[Rd] Possible values for R version status

Mark van der Loo mark.vanderloo at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 14:44:51 CET 2015

In the R installation and administration manual[*] I see at least mentioned

  The alpha, beta and RC versions of an upcoming x.y.0 release are
available [...]

so 'beta' seems to be an option unless it is only  used informally there.


[*] http://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/r-release/R-admin.html#Using-Subversion-and-rsync

On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 2:17 PM, Richard Cotton <richierocks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a complete list somewhere of the possible values for R's
> status, as returned by version$status?
> I know about these values:
> Stable: ""
> Devel: "Under development (unstable)"
> Patched: "Patched"
> Release candidate: "RC"
> Alpha: "Alpha"
> Are there any others that I've missed?
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