[Rd] Minimal DESCRIPTION file

Jeff Gentry jgentry at jimmy.harvard.edu
Wed Aug 25 21:12:15 CEST 2004

> My question is, what else is necessary for a minimal package?  "Writing R
> Extensions" states:
>    "The `Package', `Version', `License', `Description', `Title', `Author',
>     and `Maintainer' fields are mandatory..."
> So should I really add all these (superfluous) fields, to avoid future
> rejection?

Mandatory does seem to imply something being mandatory. :)

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