Blegging for Data

August 28, 2010
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(This article was first published on John Myles White » Statistics, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I’m in the middle of a new project that involves analyzing the packages that are currently on CRAN. As part of my work, I could really benefit from information about which packages are installed on people’s computers. If you’re willing to part with a bit of your time and privacy, I’d very much appreciate you running the following script in R,

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package.info <- installed.packages()[,c(1,3)]
write.csv(package.info,
          file = 'my_installed_packages.csv',
          row.names = FALSE)

and sending me the output file my_installed_packages.csv by e-mail to [email protected]

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