Bug#486371: ITP: r-cran-nws -- GNU R package for NetWorkSpaces / Sleigh
Owner: Dirk Eddelbuettel <email@example.com>
* Package name : r-cran-nws
Version : 1.6.3
Upstream Author : REvolution Computing <firstname.lastname@example.org> with support and contributions from Pfizer, Inc.
* URL or Web page : http://nws-r.sourceforge.net/
* License : GPL (v2 or later)
Description : GNU R package for NetWorkSpaces / Sleigh
The 'nws' package provides GNU R with the facilities of NetWorkSpaces (NWS)
as implemented by the existing Debian packages python-nwsserver and
NWS can be thought of a modern and leight-weight alternative to larger
parallel programming toolkits like MPI. Dr Dobb's had an article about it
last summer at http://www.ddj.com/architect/200001971
The 'Description' of the R package is below.
Title: R functions for NetWorkSpaces and Sleigh
Author: REvolution Computing <email@example.com> with support and contributions from Pfizer, Inc.
Description: Provides coordination and parallel execution facilities, as well as limited cross-language data exchange, using the
netWorkSpaces server developed by REvolution Computing
Maintainer: REvolution Computing <firstname.lastname@example.org>
License: GPL Version 2 or later.
Depends: R (>= 2.1), methods
Packaged: Tue Mar 18 11:45:06 2008; weston
Built: R 2.7.0; ; 2008-06-09 21:31:11; unix
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