[R] Re: R 0.64.2 at CRAN

Chong Gu chong at stat.purdue.edu
Tue Jul 6 17:20:10 CEST 1999

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   due to some FTP problems in Auckland and me not being in office
   yesterday R 0.64.2 took some time to travel from Denmark to New
   Zealand and then back to Europe ... but now it is finally available at
   the CRAN master site


   here in Vienna and it should propagate to the
   various miroors within the next 24 hours or so.

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I downloaded 64.2 from blueberry a few days ago and compiled with no
problem.  There seems to be some problem with the netscape help pages,

> help.start()

starts fine, but some clickable links don't work.  For example,
clicking on \link{dyn.load} brought on by the search engine gets
bumped, as the page it's looking for was dyn.load.html, whereas typing


from the command line brings up the desired page dynload.html.  There
were several instances like this, but I can't remember the others at
the moment.

I don't remember running into the problem with 64.1.

Is this a bug?

Also, can someone double check the negative binomial distribution
documentation?  I raised the question a while ago but no one seems
interested.  This concerns the composite Poisson scenario: according
my algebra, size=(1-prob)/prob instead of its reciprocal as

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