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I noticed that this profile receives views. Let me make your click a little more worthwhile, and explain Iterator's raison d'ĂȘtre...

I do some things again and again, or my code does (almost) the same thing again and again. Iterating isn't tedious per se, but it helps to iterate rapidly. I am mastering that.

I work on topics in many areas, usually solving stimulating problems with stimulating data. Sometimes there is a stimulating amount of stimulating data.

To contact me, look for me in the SO R chat room, where I am often learning from R experts, or leave a message there or in a separate chat (@Iterator) - SO will alert me.


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awarded  Notable Question
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comment Identifying unique entries in similar bibtex bibliography files
An interesting question. Just to clarify, aren't these the citation keys rather than specific entries? I.e. there's a possibility that green in a.bib is not the same as green in b.bib. I have a similar problem, in that the entries may be the same in two files, but the keys could well be different, which is why I ask this question about the citation keys. Checking that two entries are the same seems to involve a bit more complexity.
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accepted How frequently should one update packages?
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comment How frequently should one update packages?
This is a good answer. Can you clarify why there would be problems biannually with the base package? Is there an update schedule? (Moreover, thinking in terms of Nyquist-Shannon, is that interval 4 years? ;-)) Or is this a rule of thumb?
Feb
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comment How frequently should one update packages?
That's an interesting and reasonable approach. It certainly adheres to the principles of reproducible research. However, do you end up accumulating a lot of files?
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comment How frequently should one update packages?
@JosephWright As an end-user, but testing as a package/class developer would certainly be an interesting question. However, I'm not the one to ask it - I'm not yet motivated to reach that level of proficiency. :)
Feb
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revised How can I automate “regression testing” for LaTeX documents, when updating packages?
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comment How can I automate “regression testing” for LaTeX documents, when updating packages?
@JosephWright I'm not entirely clear what you mean. I'd like to have all differences reported to me... I'll include a use case to help.
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revised How frequently should one update packages?
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asked How can I automate “regression testing” for LaTeX documents, when updating packages?
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asked How frequently should one update packages?
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comment Algorithm over two pages, with itemized lists
That does the trick, thanks! I had aimed for using itemized lists and enumerated lists, but those weren't essential. Using \State will work instead.
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accepted Algorithm over two pages, with itemized lists
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