[Rd] Why R-project source code is not on Github

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Thu Aug 21 12:59:37 CEST 2014

On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 11:40 AM, Marc Schwartz <marc_schwartz at me.com> wrote:

> Your suggestion to move to Github is perhaps based upon a false premise, that the R community at large has the ability to directly post code/patches to the official distribution.

That's not the false premise here. This is:

 "one simply can't ignore Github ,where collaboration is at it's best"
- Gaurav Sehrawat

speaking as someone often labelled a git[hub]-fanboy, even I can find
reasons to debate this statement.


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