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Questions About R
R is ‘GNU S’, a freely available language and environment for statistical computing and graphics which provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques: linear and nonlinear modelling, statistical tests, time series analysis, classification, clustering, etc. Please consult the R project homepage for further information.
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To “submit” a package to CRAN, check that your submission meets the CRAN Repository Policy and then use the web form.
If this fails, send an email to CRAN-submissions@R-project.org following the policy. Please do not attach submissions to emails, because this will clutter up the mailboxes of half a dozen people.
Note that we generally do not accept submissions of precompiled binaries due to security reasons. All binary distribution listed above are compiled by selected maintainers, who are in charge for all binaries of their platform, respectively.
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