[RsR] synchronization with contributing packages

Ruckstuhl Andreas (rks) rks at zhwin.ch
Wed Feb 1 19:23:10 CET 2006


I agree with the more pragmatic approach suggested by Martin and supported by Matias as well.

All the best
Andreas

>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: r-sig-robust-bounces at r-project.org 
>> [mailto:r-sig-robust-bounces at r-project.org] Im Auftrag von 
>> Matias Salibian-Barrera
>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 1. Februar 2006 16:08
>> An: r-sig-robust at stat.math.ethz.ch
>> Betreff: Re: [RsR] synchronization with contributing packages
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I agree with the more pragmatic approach suggested by 
>> Martin: one waits
>> for a reasonably stable robustbase version that includes the code in
>> question, and then the original package is made to depend on 
>> robustbase
>> (or cease to exist if it has been included completely).
>> 
>> Matias
>> 
>> 
>> On Tue, 31 Jan 2006, Martin Maechler wrote:
>> 
>> > >>>>> "ValenT" == Valentin Todorov <valentin.todorov at chello.at>
>> > >>>>>     on Tue, 31 Jan 2006 00:26:14 +0100 writes:
>> >
>> [snip] 
>> >     ValenT> When, at what stage of maturity of robustbase,
>> >     ValenT> should the contributed code be removed from the
>> >     ValenT> other packages and they have to rely on 
>> >     ValenT> 'Depends: robustbase'?
>> > 
>> [snip]
>> >
>> > In practice, I would aim for a more pragmatic solution;
>> > e.g., after the appearance of the new version of robustbase, 
>> > wait for several weeks before stripping the functionality from
>> > your package.  Well actually, as package author, you can do it
>> > immediately in your sources, but only release a new version of
>> > your package to CRAN after a certain amount of time.
>> > 
>> > Martin
>> > 
>> > And yes, as Valentin, I am very much interested to hear what
>> > others think...
>> > 
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