[Rd] CRAN Task Views: ctv package available

Gorjanc Gregor Gregor.Gorjanc at bfro.uni-lj.si
Sat Mar 12 23:16:54 CET 2005

>> I think that there is a lot of "fields" where this views cover the same
>> stuff. When I first read about ctv I thought it will be implemented more
>> in somewhat "hierarchical" or kind of "multiple" way, since for example
>> linear models come usefull in many different fields and some people might
>> never look under "Econometrics" view as Paul stated.
>> I realize that "hierarchical/multiple" is far from easy and I do not have
>> any clear idea how to implement it, but it would probably easier to maintain
>> larger set of views in such a way and it would be easier to generate new
>> ones.

> Yes, the implementation would not be the main problem, but the
> maintenance. For hierarchical views, there needs to be much more
> communication and coordination between the maintainers of related views.
> My idea was to keep the work low for the maintainers...hoping that there
> would be more people volunteering to maintain a view related to their
> field of research or application.

Yes, you are right about needed work. Anyway, one can copy some parts from 
different views and create a new one ;)

Regards, Gregor

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