[Rd] CRAN nearly down?

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Sat Mar 6 13:57:22 CET 2010

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 5:40 PM, Paul Gilbert
<pgilbert at bank-banque-canada.ca> wrote:
> Is CRAN having trouble or is it just me?  (The web interface is very
> slow and install.packages() is timing out and giving me "service not
> available").

Have you ever tried:


 - I thought it was a joke domain name at first! Obviously it might
not get it right if a site is being slow or inconsistent, but its a
handy check when you get a flat non-response.


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