[R] What happened to "financial" package?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Feb 26 16:04:16 CET 2013

On 26/02/2013 14:45, Keith Weintraub wrote:
> Folks,
>    I have been using the cf function from the "financial" package for a few years now.

I believe it was never converted for 2.14.0 (it was last touched in 
2006, and did not have a NAMESPACE file until CRAN auto-generated one), 
and the maintainer address is invalid.

> Upon updating my version of R to ... I found that the package no longer exists in the main collection of R packages.
> Has this package been renamed or merged with another package?

If so, the CRAN package page would say so.

> If the functionality is no longer available what is the best way to integrate the archived version of the package into my current setup?

Get the package from the archive, extract the file cf.R and source it.

> Thanks for your time,
> KW
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