[Bioc-devel] Process to rename a bioconductor package
Lori.Shepherd at RoswellPark.org
Wed Apr 25 16:28:52 CEST 2018
If this renaming is to happen, it needs to happen before this Friday - Please respond! The previous email sent:
We can assist we renaming -
However - we would not recommend "oma" as that is also rather short and ambiguous, especially considering that is the exact abbreviated name of the database your package accesses -
Could you come up with perhaps a more unambigious and meaningful name?
for example here are some existing rest api for databases:
KEGGREST : Client-side REST access to KEGG
goTools: Functions for Gene Ontology database
IMPCdata: Retrieves data from IMPC database
InterMineR: R Interface with InterMine-Powered Databases
BgeeDB: Annotation and gene expression data retrieval from Bgee database
maybe something along those lines?
Bioconductor Core Team
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
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Buffalo, New York 14263
From: Bioc-devel <bioc-devel-bounces at r-project.org> on behalf of Adrian Altenhoff <adrian.altenhoff at inf.ethz.ch>
Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2018 4:37 PM
To: bioc-devel at r-project.org
Subject: [Bioc-devel] Process to rename a bioconductor package
we would like to rename or own bioconductor package 'roma' --> 'oma' (as
there exists another software tool with that name that could be
misleading). So far the package is only in the development version. Is
there a standard process how to proceed with such requests?
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