[Rd] R-devel Digest, Vol 148, Issue 5

Berend Hasselman bhh at xs4all.nl
Fri Jun 5 15:56:17 CEST 2015

> On 05-06-2015, at 14:16, Thomas J. Leeper <thosjleeper at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's disappointing that many packages do not have a NEWS file. Perhaps
> CRAN should require NEWS or CHANGELOG, as long as the system is being
> reformed to potentially accommodate markdown anyway.

I don’t really care about markdown.
But I agree with the lack of a NEWS file in (many) packages.
It would certainly be a good idea to require a NEWS or CHANGELOG file.
With the latest version as first in the file!


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