Rook shipped to CRAN

April 15, 2011

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Burning the midnight oil.

I sometimes feel like this picture: alone, left with just my thoughts and a little light to illuminate my work. For my daughter pictured above on the stool, her work is a pen and ink drawing. For me, it’s a finished piece of software to share with the world. There’s always a bit of melancholy felt at the end of a long project, and I guess it fits with today’s 100% chance of rain here in Nashville.

I just made the final spell corrections for Rook’s documentation, executed the last “R CMD check” which passed with 100%, and sent it to CRAN. On Monday I’ll make a formal announcement. If you can’t wait, then you can get it here:

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