[Rd] MetaCran website v1.0.0-alpha
gmbecker at ucdavis.edu
Tue May 26 19:18:35 CEST 2015
On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 9:25 AM, Yihui Xie <xie at yihui.name> wrote:
> I cannot speak for other package authors, but for all my own packages,
> I have provided the BugReports field in DESCRIPTION that points to the
> Github issues page. You can probably use this field to check if a
> package is on Github or not. If it is, you may just fork the original
> repo instead of creating a new one from the CRAN package.
Maybe I'm missing something, but why would you fork the repo instead of
just using the existing repo?
Gabriel Becker, PhD
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
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