[Rd] Possible values for R version status

Richard Cotton richierocks at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 14:55:40 CET 2015

Thanks for this.  You are right that it's a lowercase "a"; the
documentation on the R.Version help page is incorrect.  That describes
status as 'the status of the version (e.g., "Alpha")'.

On 23 March 2015 at 16:36, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23/03/2015 9:17 AM, Richard Cotton 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"
> I don't think we use "Alpha", I think it's lowercase.  There is also "beta".
> You can see the list at
> http://developer.r-project.org/release-checklist.html, in the lines that
> describe the version being set.
> Duncan Murdoch


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