"ggr" == ggrothendieck <email@example.com> writes:
ggr> I was able to find a NEWS file at
this is just an (old compatibility) alias for
which is identical tohttp://cran.R-project.org/src/base/NEWS
(and so for all CRAN mirrors),
and hence the NEWS file of the latest released version.
ggr> however, it only contains updates up to 1.4.1. Is
ggr> there one that includes updates to 1.5.0 or was the one
ggr> I found the one you were referring to?
As was told here before (and at http://stat.ethz.ch/CRAN/sources.html
it's in the daily snapshot, i.e. part of the full source tree,
o either *in* the daily snapshot which means inside the
R-devel.tar* file you get from ftp://ftp.stat.math.ethz.ch/Software/R/
o or you use rsync which also gives you the whole source tree
of R-devel with NEWS at the top.
ggr> I was also able to locate a beautified cvs log at:
ggr> Perhaps that was what you were referring to?
ggr> If there is a 1.5.0 NEWS file could you provide the
ggr> precise URL?
I have just now added links to the (three) unreleased NEWS files athttp://stat.ethz.ch/R-alpha/
or for R-devel directly athttp://stat.ethz.ch/R-alpha/R-devel/NEWS
I hope this helps.
However BEWARE: `Unrelased' means that these NEWS files will not
only be updated before release, but there is no
strict warranty that a release really will
contain the features mentioned.
ggr> On 13 Mar 2002 at 15:19, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Arne Mueller wrote:
the 'adj' fixes the problem for me. Thanks a lot. from
1.4.1. directly to > 1.5.0 is a large step in the release
number. Are there fundamental > changes/enhancements? Is
there a list of new features etc. on the web?
Look on developer.r-project.org to see the significance,
but as the .1 is the patchlevel, it will be an *minor*
1.5.0 is not finished yet (it does not go into feature
freeze until April 8). The current list of new features
is in the NEWS file in the R-devel snapshots available
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