[R] 1.2.3 debian version

Stefano stecalza at tiscalinet.it
Mon May 21 12:07:29 CEST 2001

I found it!

Thank you for your precious (not only for me...) job!

BTW I find the genetic stuff quite interesting. Keep us informed on the news.



At 09.04 18/05/01 -0500, Douglas Bates wrote:
>"Dirk Eddelbuettel" <edd at debian.org> writes:
> > > I'm wondering why there isn't yet the debian version of R 1.2.3. Am I
> > > missing something?
> >
> > The Debian maintainer (Hi Doug) hasn't gotten around to packaging it. But
> > as he righly pointed out to me in private, 1.2.3 hasn't changed that much
> > from 1.2.2 on architectures other than the Mac.
> >
> > Note also that you can always build your own .deb from the tarball(s) 
> on the
> > CRAN sites which is particularly helpful if you want to try the 
> pre-releases.
> > I am running pre1.3.0 on one of my machines. Mail me if you need a hand
> > rolling your own .deb.
> >
> > That being said, it would be nice if the apt-get'able archive was 
> populated with
> > a new released version.   Maybe someone else at U Wisc could roll that?
>I will get a Debian 1.2.3 package out this weekend.  I am behind
>schedule on that because I just finished final exam grading and am now
>attending a conference here on Frontiers in Genetics.
>By the way, Terry Speed of Univ of California - Berkeley spoke at the
>genetics conference yesterday (he was the third speaker in a session
>in which the first two were a Nobel Laureate and a member of the
>National Academy of Sciences, which is pretty good company) and gave R
>a very good plug.  He explained how they had used R in all their
>statistical analyses of microarray data and showed the different
>analytic techniques they have developed.  His group contributed the
>sma package to CRAN.
>I spoke with him after his talk and suggested that we may want to
>create an R Special Interest Group on "genetics" or "bioinformatics" or
>"microarray data", whichever buzzword seems appropriate.
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Stefano Calza
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