[R] R-(wiki)-pedia?

Thomas Petzoldt thpe at hhbio.wasser.tu-dresden.de
Thu Oct 7 21:18:37 CEST 2004

Tony Plate wrote:
 > At Thursday 11:29 AM 10/7/2004, Dan Bolser wrote:
>> [snip] I just added some pages... I think it would be great if 
>> people could get motivated to contribute to something like this. 
>> Its one of those cases of just getting the ball rolling...
>> Do you think you can dump the existing R-docs into this wiki as a 
>> framework to get things going?
> If the existing R-docs are "dumped" into a wiki, won't the copy in 
> the Wiki quickly get out of date? How does one get around this 
> problem?

And another problem is, how to reverse from something like HTML or XML 
back to .Rd ? I think that a generic format is absolutely necessary. The 
generic format we have and not yet another source of confusion.

If wiki means editing .Rd sources or better: inverse transformation in 
both sides (without to many loss), it would be nice. Is there really a 

Thomas P.

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