[R] Re: R-1.3.0 is released

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 22 17:32:37 CEST 2001

On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Jim Lindsey wrote:

> > There are also versions split for floppies.
> >
> > (Are anyone actually using the split-source versions and not capable
> > of using the "split" command themselves? They do take up a lot of
> > space, and I had to remove split versions of earlier releases to make
> > room for the new one.)
> This are absolutely essential for developing countries were people may
> not have their own computer online and no easy way to split on MS (I
> believe).

The Windows binaries now come split into 6 floppies, so for Windows this
is not an issue.  Peter was discussing the sources: are source users
needed to transfer on floppies?  They need to get hold of the sources
first, so it must be a question of transferring.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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