[Rd] "wizard" for building R-packages...

A.J. Rossini rossini@blindglobe.net
17 Oct 2000 09:50:40 -0700

>>>>> "PBR" == Prof Brian Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

    PBR> I'm a bit lost: you of all people don't really want a Windows
    PBR> wizard do you?

No, an Emacs wizard.

    PBR> Just how much time do people spend packaging new packages
    PBR> anyway?  I probably have as many on CRAN as anyone else, and
    PBR> I do this rarely.  Checking them is another matter!

My thoughts were based on the recent thread re: local functions in a
package, and making that easier (as well as documented).

R will do a good bit, and the question is how much more would be
needed in support so that 
        M-x R-package-wizard
creates a filled out package framework (without the autocoding, of


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