Re: Bug#690544: ITP: xts -- GNU R package for time series analysis
2012/10/15 Julien Cristau <email@example.com>:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 20:13:33 +0800, Lifeng Sun wrote:
>> Package: wnpp
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Owner: Lifeng Sun <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> X-Debbugs-Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
>> * Package name : xts
>> Version : 0.8-6
>> Upstream Author : Jeffrey A. Ryan <email@example.com>
>> Josh M. Ulrich
>> * URL : http://r-forge.r-project.org/projects/xts/
>> * License : GPL-2
>> Description : GNU R package for time series analysis -- xts
>> This package provide uniform handling of R's different time-based data
>> classes by extending r-cran-zoo, maximizing native format information
>> preservation and allowing for user level customization and extension,
>> while simplifying cross-class interoperability.
> Any chance you could choose a better package name? Something that hints
> at this being related to R. xts to me is the X Test Suite, which has
> nothing to do with this.
r-cran-xts would fit existing naming scheme nicely.
The same scheme could be used for performanceanalytics as well.