[Bioc-devel] Missed deadline

Gabe Becker becker.gabe at gene.com
Tue Apr 3 17:56:01 CEST 2018

Indeed, and to be a bit more explicit about Levi's point, you *can* publish
your package to bioconductor any time after the deadline, it will simply go
to the development repo for ~6 months, which, as he points out, may not be
a bad thing if it's not ready yet.

On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 8:06 AM, Levi Waldron <lwaldron.research at gmail.com>

> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 5:32 AM, Kenneth Condon <roonysgalbi at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Have I missed the deadline for the latest release? I have created a
> > package, that runs great but there are a number of errors still from R
> > check that I am sorting out.
> >
> > This is my first R package so I'm not sure if development is far enough
> > along, although I suspect it might be.
> >
> IMHO, when you're not sure a package is mature enough, and especially for a
> first package, it's actually better to miss the release deadline and allow
> bioc-devel users test your package for 6 months before entering the release
> cycle. Making significant bug fixes and other changes becomes more
> complicated and more of a pain for you and your users once you are in the
> release...
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Gabriel Becker, Ph.D
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