[Bioc-devel] please "watch" the tags on the support site that correspond to packages you maintain

Dan Tenenbaum dtenenba at fredhutch.org
Sun Nov 9 20:00:14 CET 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Levi Waldron" <lwaldron.research at gmail.com>
> To: "Dan Tenenbaum" <dtenenba at fredhutch.org>
> Cc: "bioc-devel" <bioc-devel at r-project.org>
> Sent: Sunday, November 9, 2014 9:56:00 AM
> Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] please "watch" the tags on the support site that correspond to packages you maintain
> I noticed that a few experimental data packages I would watch don't
> have tags, although I can still add them as Watched Tags. E.g.
> curatedOvarianData, curatedCRCData, curatedBladderData. Also a 3.0
> release software package simulatorZ. Not sure if I will still get
> notifications based on the keyword?

Yes, you will. There is no guarantee that tags already exist for all packages, but if someone creates the tag and you are watching it, you'l get a notification. It might even be that watching a tag creates it, I'm not sure.


> On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 8:08 PM, Dan Tenenbaum <
> dtenenba at fredhutch.org > wrote:
> Hi everyone (especially package maintainers),
> As you know, we recently switched the Bioconductor mailing list to a
> Q&A site at https://support.biooconductor.org .
> If you haven't registered on this site, please do so now. If you ever
> subscribed to the Bioconductor list, you already have an account
> ready to go (listed under your email address), you just need to
> activate it by resetting your password here:
> https://support.bioconductor.org/accounts/password/reset/
> If you were never on the bioconductor list, you can register here:
> https://support.bioconductor.org/accounts/signup/
> or if you prefer to login with a social provider (Persona, Facebook,
> Twittter, Github, Google, Facebook,
> StackExchange/StackOverflow), you can do that here:
> https://support.bioconductor.org/accounts/login/
> Once you have an account on the system, please edit your profile and
> in the Watched Tags field, enter a comma-separated list (all in
> lowercase) of the names of all the packages you maintain. You will
> then receive an email whenever anybody posts a question about your
> package.
> We may come up with some programmatic way to make sure maintainers
> are subscribed to the site and are watching the relevant tags, and
> we may make it a requirement, but for now we strongly encourage you
> to do both.
> Let us know here on bioc-devel if you have any questions about this.
> Thanks,
> Dan
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