[R] [R-pkgs] Retirement/archiving of rgdal, rgeos and maptools October 2023

Stephen H. Dawson, DSL @erv|ce @end|ng |rom @hd@w@on@com
Mon Apr 10 17:48:09 CEST 2023

Thank you, Roger.

Kindest Regards,
*Stephen Dawson, DSL*
/Executive Strategy Consultant/
Business & Technology
+1 (865) 804-3454

On 4/10/23 11:31, Roger Bivand wrote:
> The third report on the R-spatial evolution project has been published.
> https://r-spatial.org/r/2023/04/10/evolution3.html
> It links back to earlier blogs and presentations, and focuses on work 
> that maintainers of R packages and workflows using rgdal, rgeos and 
> maptools need to put in train now before the packages are archived on 
> The first changes will occur in June 2023, and the retiring packages 
> will be archived during October 2023. If you are giving a workshop or 
> tutorial during the Northern hemisphere summer, aim for June.
> If you still need more assistance after reading the project materials, 
> raise an issue on https://github.com/r-spatial/evolution/issues or 
> email me (issue better, less likely to be overlooked).

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