[R] orphaned packages

Neil Eastep neileastep at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 26 00:17:01 CET 2004

Are there many packages that are orphaned, and have a better "half" much 
like bootstrap?

Is there a listing, or directory of "recommended" packages (other than the 
packages downloaded with the initial R install)?


Neil Eastep.
An "R" newbie

Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
>>Package bootstrap is orphaned, that is no longer maintained.
>>Package boot is much more comprehensive, and a recommended
>>That suggests to me that you always use boot: I do.

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