[R] A request

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Apr 2 10:05:28 CEST 2002

"E.L. Willighagen" wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 April 2002 09:27, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> > Indrajit SenGupta wrote:
> > > Can we expect to see an R package on Statistical Quality Control in the
> > > future like SPLUS? I can't understand why nobody made this package
> > > before.
> >
> > Nice to hear you would like to contribute!
> > Thank you!
> Rather often, I get the feeling that the developer are feeling
> underappreciated? Don't.

After first thoughts about ignoring your message: No, I don't feel
Well, I'm not a member of the core team, I don't contribute much code. I
am just trying to answer questions on r-help and to fix some bugs. I
don't earn any money for providing help, fixing bugs or contributing

When I have got a statistical problem that cannot be solved with recent
functions of R or any of the packages on CRAN, I write one or several R
functions, write a little documentation and put it together into a
Most of the things are not worth to be published, but if it is worth, I
put it on CRAN.

My understanding of the R project is that everybody should do it
similar, because that's from my point of view the spirit of this
wonderful GNU project.

R provides the tools for easily documenting and packaging functions.

Uwe Ligges
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