[R] orphaned packages

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Mon Jan 26 00:30:18 CET 2004

The cran package sources page contains a list of orphaned packages.  Also,
note that the full source listing contains a "priority" category that points
out what packages are recommended.  (For example, see the listing for the
boot package--priority: recommended.).

----- Original Message -----
From: "Neil Eastep" <neileastep at hotmail.com>
To: <r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>
Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2004 6:17 PM
Subject: [R] orphaned packages

> 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)?
> Thanks,
> 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Package bootstrap is orphaned, that is no longer maintained.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
> package.
> >>That suggests to me that you always use boot: I do.
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