[R-pkg-devel] Citation in DESCRIPTION file
||gge@ @end|ng |rom @t@t|@t|k@tu-dortmund@de
Wed Feb 24 12:22:51 CET 2021
On 24.02.2021 10:30, Knut Krueger wrote:
> Am 24.02.21 um 10:05 schrieb Sebastian Meyer:
> Yes I realized that it is a problem in various packages
> The question was, whether there is a mistake or a limitation.
> I was wondering because the CRAN PDF also is not formatting the doi in
> HTTP:\\... , but the URL
The intention always was to provide links from the packages' CRAN pages.
And that works.
We may work on the PDF versions.
> Regards Knut
>> I think you need to be more specific. Which "downloaded package"? Which
>> viewer? As the list info says: "We can't help if we don't know what the
>> problem is."
>> FWIW, this format is used by many packages that I have installed on my
>> machine and is rendered as a link on the CRAN package website, see
>> https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=colorspace, for example.
>> I can confirm that this format is not recognized in all HTML versions of
>> package descriptions out there, maybe most prominently at
>> https://rdrr.io/cran/colorspace/ and
>> https://www.r-pkg.org/pkg/colorspace . The former does not even convert
>> full URLs in the description text (such as the R-Forge URL).
>> However, the lack of clickable DOIs seems to be a limitation of these
>> websites not of your package description or the CRAN policy. The
>> required <doi:10..../....> format is officially documented at
>> Finally, again citing the list info: "Please note that while
>> R-package-devel contributors will do their best to provide you accurate
>> and authoritative information, the final arbiters of CRAN submission is
>> the CRAN team." ;)
>> Best regards,
>> Sebastian Meyer
>> Am 24.02.21 um 09:25 schrieb Knut Krueger:
>>> Am 22.02.21 um 14:58 schrieb Uwe Ligges:
>>>> Write it inline as in:
>>>> See Author 1 (2021) <doi:10....> and Author 2 (2004) <doi:10......>.
>>> I see at the downloaded package that the urls are not usable by
>>> means the doi <doi:xyz/1234567> has not been converted to
>>> Any chance to fix this in the description file?
>>> Regards Knut
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