[Bioc-devel] Bioconductor coding standards

Ulrich Bodenhofer bodenhofer at bioinf.jku.at
Tue Mar 26 12:27:51 CET 2013

On 03/26/2013 12:18 PM, Laurent Gatto wrote:
> On 26 March 2013 09:26, Ulrich Bodenhofer <bodenhofer at bioinf.jku.at> wrote:
>> Dear colleagues,
>> One of my students is currently working on a package that we plan to submit
>> to Bioconductor. I want him to adhere to the Bioconductor coding standards
>> which I thought were available at
>> http://wiki.fhcrc.org/bioc/Coding_Standards. However, it turned out that the
>> site is down or has been moved. I searched for them and only found
>> https://phssec1.fhcrc.org/secureplone/www.bioconductor.org/developers/OLD/devwiki/CodingStandards
>> which is somehow what I expect, but seems quite old (last edited 7 years
>> ago). So where have the guidelines gone? Thanks in advance for your any kind
>> of help!
> What about http://bioconductor.org/developers/package-guidelines/
> Laurent
Of course, I know this page, but this is not what I was looking for. 
While the package guidelines pagedeals with the structure and design of 
packages, I was looking for guidelines how to write code, i.e. 
indentation, spacing, line length, etc.

Regards, Ulrich

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