[Rd] Re: [R] A long digression on packages
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
znmeb at cesmail.net
Sun Jun 5 23:03:53 CEST 2005
Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
>I think that some time ago there was a discussion of having a downloadable
>file that oould be used to help.search through so that a relatively small
>download and no package installation would allow a comprehensive
>offline help.search of all CRAN packages. An online version of
>help.search might be another possibility.
There are some great open source indexing and search tools available,
given documentation in HTML or PDF formats. One I'm rather fond of is
"swish-e", which can be found at
There is a Windows native version available, IIRC, although I've only
used it on Linux systems.
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