[R-pkg-devel] inappropriate maintainer moniker
br|@nk@||@t@ @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sun Jul 26 21:48:52 CEST 2020
Thanks for giving this a look Ben! Good to hear I can convince at least one
person of my position. My brain had not thought of
CRAN-submissions using R-project.org, thanks for the suggestion!
On Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 5:57 PM Ben Bolker <bbolker using gmail.com> wrote:
> Once all the other issues are resolved, I'd suggest e-mailing
> r-cran-submissions with this explanation and asking for clarification.
> My interpretation would have been the same as yours (i.e., that
> this is an appropriate e-mail address, and that CRAN maintainers may
> have misinterpreted it a mailing list address).
> On 7/22/20 7:05 PM, brian knaus wrote:
> > Hello R-pkg-devel,
> > Our package vcfR,
> > https://github.com/knausb/vcfR
> > has been removed from CRAN because they asked me to make changes that I
> > have not been able to make before their deadline. One of the issues was
> > that the moniker
> > "briank.lists"
> > is not appropriate and that we should see CRAN policy. I interpret "CRAN
> > policy" here to be the following link.
> > https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/policies.html
> > I'm struggling with *why* is this inappropriate, so I do not understand
> > to fix it. My attempt to interpret this issue is that this "moniker" has
> > been interpreted as a "mailing list" by a CRAN member. The policy states
> > that a "single designated maintainer (a person, not a mailing list)"
> > be included in the DESCRIPTION. However, in vcfR this address is a
> > designated maintainer" (me). It's where I receive mail from various
> > lists I've signed up for. For example, mail I receive from "R-pkg-devel"
> > comes to this address. So I feel that this is confusion on the side of
> > CRAN. Does anyone see a reason for *why* this may be considered
> > inappropriate?
> > Thank you!
> > Brian Knaus
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