[R-SIG-Finance] [ANN] Rblpapi 0.3.10

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd @end|ng |rom deb|@n@org
Sun Apr 7 15:47:58 CEST 2019

On 6 April 2019 at 16:11, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
| The Rblpapi team is happy to announce version 0.3.10 of the package with a
| significant enhancement contributed by Al Kanzler: bpipe support.
| You can get this version from the ghrr drat repo, see
|    http://ghrr.github.io/drat/
| for details.
| We uploaded this to CRAN four days ago; the package has no NOTE, WARNING or
| ERROR apart from one NOTE about StagedInstall from R 3.6.0 we can do nothing
| about given the need for the rpath linker registration of the Bloomberg API
| shared library. We asked repeatedly about the status; of course we have yet
| to receive as much as a single character in return.
| This behaviour by CRAN is rather unsatisfying, but there is also little we
| can do about it besides offering the package another way -- as we do here via
| the 'ghrr' drat repo hosted on GitHub. As frustrating as it is, CRAN too is
| operated by volunteers so it is what it is.

As a follow-up, after five days of giving it the 'silent treatment' the
package is now on CRAN.  Windows users should see binaries in a day or two.


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