[Rd] Offer zip builds

Abby Spurdle @purd|e@@ @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Mon Jun 3 22:40:34 CEST 2019

> If you go here:
> https://cran.cnr.berkeley.edu/bin/windows/base
> you see EXE installers for Windows. This contrasts with other programming
> languages that offer both an executable installer and ZIP files that can
> extracted and run

Are you suggesting that R should do the same?
If so, I second that, excellent idea.
(However, gzip preferred).

I've had significant problems with the Windows installer.
I've never had significant problems with zip files.
Also, I assuming that the zip approach would be easier for systems
However, I'm not a systems administrator...


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