• GermaParl v1.5.1 'Drunken Sailor' Released

    GermaParl v1.5.1 ‘Drunken Sailor’ Released The GermaParl package is back at CRAN. The most recent version (v1.5.1) that has just been released is the first one I expect to pass all checks on all systems. If nothing goes wrong, it will be the first fully portable version of the GermaParl...


  • polmineR v0.8.4 'Unicorn Dream' Released

    polmineR v0.8.4 ‘Unicorn Dream’ Released A new version of polmineR (v0.8.4) is available at CRAN. Why do I call this release “Unicorn Dream”? A unicorn dream is much better than a Unicode nightmare… The predominant focus of the new release is portability. CRAN checks for Solaris reported an issue on...


  • cwbtools v0.3.1 'Straight No Chaser' Released

    cwbtools v0.3.1 ‘Straight No Chaser’ Released A new version of cwbtools (v0.3.1) is available at CRAN. The single change I want to highlight here is that the polmineR package is not a (weak) dependency of cwbtools any more. The initial thrust for that was to contain negative effects if polmineR...


  • cwbtools v0.3.0 'Apple Picker' Released

    cwbtools v0.3.0 ‘Apple Picker’ Released A new version of cwbtools (v0.3.0) is available via CRAN and I do not want to miss explaining what is new. First of all, the major new feature is that it is now possible to download the tarball with a CWB indexed corpora from a...


  • RcppCWB v0.3.0 'Sunrise' Released

    RcppCWB v0.3.0 ‘Sunrise’ Released We happily announce that RcppCWB v0.3.0 is available at CRAN! The deployment of the binaries for Windows and macOS users may still take a few days. But admittedly, this release is not about Windows and macOS, it is about Linux and Solaris. The first major modification...