read.burndown: Scan burndown data file

Description

Read a data file containing burndown information.

Usage

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Arguments

file

a connection or a character string giving the name of the file to load.

debug

boolean, set to TRUE to print debugging information.

Details

Reads a burndown dataset.

A strict format is required, in which the following items must be present, in the stated order, and with nothing else in the file. An example is given after the description.

Executing the code

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will create the following, which may be read with read.burndown:

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Start,    2006-04-08 12:00:00
Deadline, 2006-04-11 20:00:00
Key, Description,             Effort
  1, code read.burndown(),    4
  2, code summary.burndown(), 1
  3, code plot.burndown(),    5
  4, create R package,        2
  5, write documentation,     2
  6, set up website,          1
Key, Done,  Time
  1,     5, 2006-04-08 13:00:00
  2,     5, 2006-04-08 13:30:00
  1,    10, 2006-04-08 14:00:00
  2,    50, 2006-04-08 15:00:00
  4,     5, 2006-04-08 19:30:00
  5,     5, 2006-04-08 20:00:00
  4,   100, 2006-04-08 21:16:00
  1,    50, 2006-04-09 09:10:00
  3,     5, 2006-04-09 09:41:00
  3,    30, 2006-04-09 10:18:00
  3,    80, 2006-04-09 11:00:00
  2,    60, 2006-04-09 12:00:00
  2,   100, 2006-04-09 12:10:00
  1,    70, 2006-04-09 12:30:00
  5,    30, 2006-04-09 13:50:00
  5,    90, 2006-04-09 14:20:00
  5,   100, 2006-04-09 14:30:00
  1,   100, 2006-04-09 14:35:00
  3,   100, 2006-04-09 14:40:00
  6,   100, 2006-04-09 16:00:00

Value

A burndown object.

Author(s)

Dan Kelley

See Also

summary.burndown and plot.burndown.

Examples

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## Not run: 
library(plan)
b <- read.burndown("burndown.dat")
summary(b)
plot(b)

## End(Not run)

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