[R-pkgs] New package RPostgreSQL 0.1.0

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Wed Oct 15 04:41:37 CEST 2008

       RPostgreSQL version 0.1.0

We are pround to announce the availability of the RPostgreSQL package on CRAN
and its mirrors.  This package provides an a DBI-compliant interface between
PostgreSQL and R.

RPostgreSQL was developed as part of the Google Summer of Code 2008 program
by Sameer Kumar Prayaga.

Some highlights:

  o  Implemented all the DBI features 

  o  Added support for transaction management 

  o  Added type mapping for dates & timestamps

Known bugs/deficiencies:

  o  Building on Windows unknown/untested. Feedback welcome

RPostgreSQL is hosted on Google Code, for more information see


For any suggestions and queries, please contact:

   Sameer Kumar Prayaga <sameer.bits at gmail.com>
   Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org>

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