This is the Debian GNU/Linux r-cran-date package of date, a collection of functions for handlind dates in GNU R. Date was written by Terry Therneau, and ported to R by Thomas Lumley, Kjetil Halvorsen and Kurt Hornik. This package was created by Dirk Eddelbuettel . The sources were downloaded from The package was renamed from its upstream name 'date' to 'r-cran-date' to highlight the fact that is it a CRAN package for R. Copyright (C) 1998-2008 Terry Therneau Portions Copyright (C) 1998-2008 Thomas Lumley, Kjetil Halvorsen, Kurt Hornik License: GPL-2 On a Debian GNU/Linux system, the GPL-2 license is included in the file /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2. For reference, the upstream DESCRIPTION file is included below: Package: date Version: 1.2-18 Author: Terry Therneau . R port by Thomas Lumley , Kjetil Halvorsen , and Kurt Hornik . Maintainer: Kurt Hornik Title: Functions for handling dates Description: Functions for handling dates. License: GPL Packaged: Wed Jun 9 08:59:15 2004; hornik