[Bioc-devel] Vignettes and package size
Kasper Daniel Hansen
kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 18:13:38 CEST 2016
Also, if your issue is the size (and not runtime) of the vignette files,
chances are that this could be fixed. Whatever you produce manually as
pdf, you should be able to get using the build system. Do you have code
somewhere (Github? elsewhere?).
On Wed, Apr 20, 2016 at 9:19 AM, Martin Morgan <
martin.morgan at roswellpark.org> wrote:
> On 04/20/2016 01:22 AM, Samuel Wieczorek wrote:
>> I am the developper of the packages DAPAR and Prostar. Each of these
>> packages contains two vignettes : a user manual and an tutorial.
>> As these documents contain screen shots, I have to join the images (png
>> files) in the packages in addition of the Rnw and pdf files.
>> Unfortunately, the size of my packages exceed the limit imposed by the
>> Bioconductor guidelines.
>> I know that at least one vignette is mandatory. I wonder if it is
>> possible to put the entire user manual (source file, pdf file and
>> images) and only the pdf file for the tutorial.
> It's better to have more documentation than less, and it's better for the
> documentation to exercise the software via embedded code chunks than to
> become a snapshot of commands that once worked but do not now.
> So I suggest leaving the vignettes as they are; the packages are not
> greatly in excess of the Bioconductor guidelines, right?
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