Release Notes: This is a bugfix release.
Release Notes: R has reached a level of stability and maturity that makes it suitable for production use; the base language and the API for extension writers will remain stable for the foreseeable future.
Release Notes: The next release is to be 1.0.0 at the end of this month, and you may consider this as a prerelease of that. I.e., this is your chance to help the authors make version 1.0.0 as bug-free as possible.
Release Notes: Bugfixes, revisions of many help pages, new `examples' sections in the documentation, direct installation of package bundles like VR work, a new function density() allows for more kernels, and multivariate methods for ar ("yule-walker" and "burg").
Release Notes: Packages nls and splines are now in the base distribution, new error handling has been added and scaling of symbols in graphics is now possible. See the NEWS file (ChangeLog) for a comprehensive list of new features.
Release Notes: Bugfixes, automatic update of packages over the Internet, functions to read dates from URLs (instead of the local disk), and changes in some plotting commands.
Release Notes: There are numerous improvements, including a first step in improving performance, attached objects, libraries, etc. are now hashed, performance gains will be particularly apparent if large packages are in use. There is a first version of package ts for time-series analysis available as well.
Release Notes: This is a bugfix release, see the NEWS file for details.
Release Notes: This is mostly a bugfix release. Some of the new features include sources of windows port in main source tree, zip files can be used for storing help and example files add-on packages can have configure scripts and be automatically checked.
Release Notes: This is a major new release with many new features and bug fixes. New features include filled contour plots, improved X11 color handling, shading in perspective plots, socket interfaces, planar convex hulls, and more. There is also now an experimental GNOME version of R.