[R-pkg-devel] author field in description problem
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Mon Feb 26 00:39:17 CET 2018
I did remove the author and maintainer fields. I have only the Authors at R field. However it still throws that Note (in R 3.4.3)
> On Feb 25, 2018, at 5:20 PM, Iñaki Úcar <i.ucar86 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2018-02-25 23:49 GMT+01:00 William Revelle <lists at revelle.net>:
>> I am trying to take advantage of the Authors at R: field in my description file for the psych package to add an ORCID address (as discussed in the R journal).
>> When I R CMD check with R development on my Mac, or with win builder it passes all checks. (R Under development (unstable) (2018-02-23 r74298) )
>> But, when I test with current R on a Mac or at win builder it throws a note:
>> Author field differs from that derived from Authors at R
>> Author: 'William Revelle [aut, cre] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4880-9610>)'
>> Authors at R: 'William Revelle [aut, cre] (0000-0003-4880-9610)’
>> Is there a way to fix this or should I just go ahead and submit to CRAN with a note saying that it works on R development but gives a note on R 3.4.3 ?
>> The offending line in the Description file seems to be
>> Authors at R: person("William", "Revelle", role =c("aut","cre"), email="revelle at northwestern.edu", comment=c(ORCID = "0000-0003-4880-9610") )
>> Thanks for any suggestions.
> You can use ‘Authors at R’ only to fix this NOTE. According to "Writing R
> "Both ‘Author’ and ‘Maintainer’ fields can be omitted if a suitable
> ‘Authors at R’ field is given. [...] The ‘Author’ and ‘Maintainer’ fields
> are auto-generated from it if needed when building or installing."
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