[Rd] Schedule for R 1.9.0

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Mar 1 01:40:07 MET 2004

Patrick Burns <pburns at pburns.seanet.com> writes:

> It might save on confusion if "base" only had one meaning.
> The package name could be changed to something like
> "lang" or "kernel".  If changing the package name is too
> bothersome, the broader concept of base could be renamed,
> but I haven't thought of a new name that I like at all.

> >    Package maintainers should start adapting to any changes in base.

Hmm, now why didn't anyone complain when that phrase was used for
1.8.0? :-) 

True, this refers to everything that is going to be in R-1.9.0.tgz. In
particular several packages depend on the methods package and might be
sensitive to changes therein. Anyways, it means: Install the
alpha/beta releases and check your packages for breakage.

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