[Rd] Question about R developpment
2005.morgan at gmail.com
Mon Jun 12 10:21:00 CEST 2017
Thank you all for these explanations.
On 11 Jun 2017 02:47, "Duncan Murdoch" <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/06/2017 6:09 PM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>> On 10/06/2017 2:38 PM, Morgan wrote:
>>> I had a question that might not seem obvious to me.
>>> I was wondering why there was no patnership between microsoft the R core
>>> team and eventually other developpers to improve R in one unified version
>>> instead of having different teams developping their own version of R.
>> As far as I know, there's only one version of R currently being
>> developed. Microsoft doesn't offer anything different; they just offer
>> a build of a slightly older version of base R, and a few packages that
>> are not in the base version.
> Actually, I think my first sentence above is wrong. Besides the base R
> that the core R team works on, there are a few other implementations of the
> language: pqR, for instance. But as others have said, the Microsoft
> product is simply a repackaging of the core R, so my second sentence is
> Duncan Murdoch
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