[Rd] MetaCran website v1.0.0-alpha

Rainer M Krug Rainer at krugs.de
Sun May 24 11:44:50 CEST 2015

Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com> writes:

> Dear All,
> [ I was wondering if this should have gone to the new mailing list. Maybe. ]
> As some of you maybe know from my earlier posts, I am building a simple
> search engine for R packages. Now the search engine has a proper web site,
> where you can also browse CRAN packages.
> http://www.r-pkg.org/
> As I see the value is in
> 1. package search (search box on top right)
> 2. APIs, see http://www.r-pkg.org/services
> It is in alpha version, meaning that things seem to work, some pages are a
> bit slow and there are a lot of glitches to fix.

I had a quick peek, and it looks really nice! I particularly think the
github integration for diff-ing versions can be very use full!

It might be an idea, to also add R itself to the github repo for

Thanks a lot,


> Please tell me what you think.
> Best,
> Gabor
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Rainer M. Krug
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