[Rd] Re: Windows binary directory

Friedrich Leisch Friedrich.Leisch@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Thu, 10 May 2001 09:23:36 +0200

>>>>> On Wed, 09 May 2001 11:15:36 -0400,
>>>>> Duncan Murdoch (DM) wrote:

  > Fritz:
  > A while ago you hid the windows-9x and windows-NT directories on CRAN,
  > so that old scripts could still use them but they wouldn't be
  > displayed to confuse new users.  I was just looking at the cran.us
  > mirror, and apparently the directory hiding didn't propagate there.  I
  > checked several other mirrors (I couldn't get through to DK or HU) and
  > it appears that only the Austrian site does the hiding.

Yes, that's because magic like this is done by the web server ... and
I have only control on what OUR server does ... but I think most new
new users will use the master site anyway (we had none of those ``bug
reports'' since ...

the links will be gone once 1.3 is out anyway (which is scheduled for


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