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The Rcpp Gallery and my Seinfeld Streak

February 3, 2013
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A good three weeks ago, we introduced the Rcpp Gallery. While this is a joint effort by several of us on the Rcpp team, the backend was conceived and implemented entirely by JJ who also bootstrapped it with same first content, drawing on posts by Ha...

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RcppExamples 0.1.6

February 1, 2013
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A pure maintenance release 0.1.6 of RcppExamples was made two weeks ago, and never announced. We merely moved the NEWS.Rd file into the proper location in the inst/ directory, and, while were at it, mentioned the new Rcpp Gallery in the DESCRIPTION fi...

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digest 0.6.2

February 1, 2013
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digest version 0.6.2 came out a few days ago as an almost immediate follow-up to release 0.6.1. We used paste0() in a few places, and this is only available with newer versions of R. To not introduce as somewhat unnessecary dependency, we reverted thi...

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Introducing the BH package

January 31, 2013
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Earlier today a new package BH arrived on CRAN. Over the years, Jay Emerson, Michael Kane and I had numerous discussions about a basic Boost infrastructure package providing Boost headers for other CRAN packages (and yes, we are talking packages usin...

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RcppArmadillo 0.3.6.2

January 30, 2013
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A new Armadillo version 3.6.2 came out yesterday, and the corresponding RcppArmadillo version is now on CRAN. Changes are mostky incremental:Changes in RcppArmadillo version 0.3.6.2 (2013-01-29)Upgraded to Armadillo release Version 3.6.2 ...

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Rcpp reaches 100 dependents on CRAN

January 23, 2013
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With the arrival earlier today of the stochvol package onto the CRAN network for R, our Rcpp project reached a new milestone: 100 packages have either a Depends:, Imports: or LinkingTo: statement on it.The full list will always be at the bottom of ...

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digest 0.6.1

January 21, 2013
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digest version 0.6.1 is now on CRAN, and I will push the corresponding version into Debian shortly.Duncan Murdoch added AES support, and helped me fix two issues which (annoyingly) made the Rout.save output differ on another platform.CRANberries...

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Annoucing the Rcpp Gallery

January 8, 2013
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Earlier this morning, JJ announced what we had been working on for the last few weeks: the Rcpp Gallery.Now, as our luck will have it, the Rcpp-devel list received his message but did not transmit it for an apparent mail system outage at WU Vienna:...

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RcppClassicExamples 0.1.1

December 30, 2012
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Yesterday's initial upload of RcppClassicExamples was lacking a versioned Depends: to prevent builds on older versions of R. This has been added in a new upload 0.1.1. We also added a NEWS file (see below); no code changes were made.Changes in ver...

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RcppExamples 0.1.5 and RcppClassicExamples 0.1.0

December 29, 2012
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The recent releases of Rcpp 0.10.2 and RcppClassic 0.9.3 had one more repercussion. On that dreaded OS, the linker no longer wanted to instantiate a symbol present in both packages; seems to me that the linker in the other two OSs is a little smarter...

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