[Rd] Subject: Milestone: 10000 packages on CRAN

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Jan 29 10:42:57 CET 2017

On 28/01/2017 02:52, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> Continuing the tradition to post millennia milestones on CRAN:
> So, it happened. Today (January 27, 2017 PCT) CRAN reached 10,000 packages [1].

I predicted (rather tongue-in-check) at UseR! 2011 that we would have 
this 'for Christmas 2016', at a time when there were 3200 CRAN packages. 
  My expectation was to be much farther off ....

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Emeritus Professor of Applied Statistics, University of Oxford

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