[Bioc-devel] upcoming changes - maintainer integration with support site
henrik.bengtsson at ucsf.edu
Wed May 27 03:54:51 CEST 2015
On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 2:59 PM, Dan Tenenbaum <dtenenba at fredhutch.org> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Henrik Bengtsson" <henrik.bengtsson at ucsf.edu>
>> To: "Dan Tenenbaum" <dtenenba at fredhutch.org>
>> Cc: "bioc-devel" <bioc-devel at r-project.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 2:50:43 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] upcoming changes - maintainer integration with support site
>> Just got the email asking me to sign up. The thing is that I've
>> already signed up, but using a different email address that the one
>> listed as the maintainer of my package(s). Is there a way to have
>> multiple associated email addresses on
>> https://support.bioconductor.org/? I cannot find such an option.
> Why not change your package DESCRIPTION file(s) so they all point to the same maintainer address
> that you are registered with on the support site?
> To answer your question, yes, you can, but you can only associate 'social logins', i,e., the various providers listed at https://support.bioconductor.org/accounts/social/connections/ . You can associate those with the email address you are also using.
Thanks for clarifying / confirming; I ended up updated the email
address on the support site.
> Also possibly of interest: if you have the opposite problem (i.e. multiple accounts on the site when you only want one) you can merge multiple accounts into one, see https://support.bioconductor.org/info/faq/#merge_accounts . The resulting account will have all the reputation, etc. of all the merged accounts.
>> On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 5:10 PM, Dan Tenenbaum
>> <dtenenba at fredhutch.org> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > There's now a script that makes sure that all package maintainers
>> > who are on the support site (https://support.bioconductor.org)
>> > have all the packages they maintain in their "watched tags" field,
>> > meaning they will get an email every time someone posts a question
>> > tagged with their (lowercase) package name.
>> > This script will run regularly so that this step is automated.
>> > The next step is a script that will regularly nag those maintainers
>> > who do NOT have logins on the support site. Just wanted to warn
>> > you that this is coming up! You can avoid it by registering for
>> > the support site using the same email address that's in the
>> > Maintainer field of the package(s) you maintain.
>> > Finally, BiocCheck will be modified to make sure the package's
>> > maintainer is on the support site and it will fail if this is not
>> > the case, so for new packages (which are required to pass
>> > BiocCheck) this will be a requirement.
>> > Thanks for your contributions to Bioconductor and for contributing
>> > your expertise by answering questions on the support site!
>> > Let us know if you have questions.
>> > Dan
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