[Bioc-devel] Bioconductor 3.6 release: update NEWS

Martin Morgan martin.morgan at roswellpark.org
Sun Oct 15 03:46:14 CEST 2017

On 10/14/2017 11:05 AM, Stian Lågstad wrote:
> Hi,
> What should the NEWS file look like? Are there guidelines somewhere?

the basic requirement is that it be parsed by util::news(); using an 
'Rd' format is most robust.

A couple of examples include


> Also, where should it be located? This page
> <https://www.bioconductor.org/developers/package-submission/> says
> `inst/NEWS`, but I see many packages has the file at root level.

from ?news, the location is optional.


> On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 5:16 PM, Obenchain, Valerie <
> Valerie.Obenchain at roswellpark.org> wrote:
>> Package maintainers,
>> If you haven't already, please update the NEWS files in your packages.
>> This information will be included in the release announcement. The deadline
>> for updating NEWS files is Tuesday, October 24:
>> http://www.bioconductor.org/developers/release-schedule/
>> Thanks.
>> Valerie
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