[R-sig-ME] Lack of replies from me
renaud.lancelot at cirad.fr
Mon Feb 9 11:26:42 CET 2009
As a long-time user of nlme and lme4, and more generally your numerous
and invaluable contributions and support to the R community, I feel very
sad after your message. I hope a better solution will be found for you
and all of us , and I wish to bring you all my sympathy and support.
Douglas Bates a écrit :
> I regret that I have been absent from the list for some time. It
> happens that in the last couple of weeks I have been involved in a
> series of extremely unpleasant interactions on another, private email
> list that have left me with little enthusiasm for developing and
> supporting CRAN packages. One conclusion I have reached from these
> interactions is that I will never allow lme4 to be a recommended
> package in R. I am even having doubts about whether I want it to
> continue to be a CRAN package at all, as opposed to, say, moving it to
> Bioconductor or even switching development to another language.
> I'm sure the last option would be "cutting off my nose to spite my
> face" and I don't expect I would ever do that. There are many
> wonderful aspects to R and many reasons why I want to continue to use
> it. But right now I find myself forced to evaluate options other than
> putting a package on CRAN.
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