[Rd] MetaCran website v1.0.0-alpha
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Mon May 25 01:40:16 CEST 2015
Thanks for letting us know about the new website. Some comments:
- Download statistics: Where are they from? CRAN does not monitor
downloads generally, maybe some selected mirrors do.
- Section "Recently updated" can only hold 9 packages, but frequently
more than 9 get accepted even within an hour, hence not sure if this
- The links "Download R" and "CRAN homepage" point to a particular link
of a mirror rather than the official pages. I'd appreciate if you do not
link to selected mirrors. The R homepage on purpose links to
http://cran.r-project.org/mirrors.html when pointing to CRAN.
On 24.05.2015 11:44, Rainer M Krug wrote:
> 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.
>> 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.
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