R 2.9.2 scheduled for August 24

August 14, 2009
45 Views

Following the usual six-monthly release cycle, the next update to R is scheduled to be released on August 24 in source form, with binary releases to follow soon thereafter. The new version number will be 2.9.2. As a point-release this means most of the changes will be bug fixes and minor feature updates. According to the current version of the NEWS file, the most significant changes will be: Improved flexibility for interpolation rules in approx and approxfun More efficient PDF graphics generation when using the Symbol font P-value significance stars now given in ANOVA tables for Poisson and Binomial GLMs…

Following the usual six-monthly release cycle, the next update to R is scheduled to be released on August 24 in source form, with binary releases to follow soon thereafter. The new version number will be 2.9.2. As a point-release this means most of the changes will be bug fixes and minor feature updates. According to the current version of the NEWS file, the most significant changes will be:

  • Improved flexibility for interpolation rules in approx and approxfun
  • More efficient PDF graphics generation when using the Symbol font 
  • P-value significance stars now given in ANOVA tables for Poisson and Binomial GLMs
  • Several bug fixes to eliminate memory corruption and crashes in unusual cases 
If you want to beta-test R 2.9.2 before release, you will be able to download binary builds starting on Monday.

Link to original post

You may be interested

How SAP Hana is Driving Big Data Startups
Big Data
298 shares3,066 views
Big Data
298 shares3,066 views

How SAP Hana is Driving Big Data Startups

Ryan Kh - July 20, 2017

The first version of SAP Hana was released in 2010, before Hadoop and other big data extraction tools were introduced.…

Data Erasing Software vs Physical Destruction: Sustainable Way of Data Deletion
Data Management
62 views
Data Management
62 views

Data Erasing Software vs Physical Destruction: Sustainable Way of Data Deletion

Manish Bhickta - July 20, 2017

Physical Data destruction techniques are efficient enough to destroy data, but they can never be considered eco-friendly. On the other…

10 Simple Rules for Creating a Good Data Management Plan
Data Management
69 shares672 views
Data Management
69 shares672 views

10 Simple Rules for Creating a Good Data Management Plan

GloriaKopp - July 20, 2017

Part of business planning is arranging how data will be used in the development of a project. This is why…