[R] R-packages posting guide (was: Re: [R-pkgs] New version of glmmML)
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 17:29:37 CEST 2006
Maybe an R-packages posting guide with an example and
an automatic append of a one or two line summary at
the end of each article posted - as already done on r-help.
On 8/21/06, Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
> Hi Göran,
> >>>>> "GB" == Göran Broström <goran.brostrom at gmail.com>
> >>>>> on Mon, 21 Aug 2006 11:12:49 +0200 writes:
> GB> A new version, 0.65-1, of glmmML is now on CRAN. It is a major rewrite
> GB> of the inner structures, so frequent updates (bug fixes) may be
> GB> expected for some time.
> GB> News:
> Sorry for my lazy question :
> What does the package do that lmer() does not?
> I do know that you are a smart person so I know I will get a non-trivial
> answer. The main reason for this e-mail is really to encourage you (and
> all other 'R-packages' posters) to do the following in each
> posting to R-packages:
> 1) [One paragraph:]
> What does the package do // why do you see a need for the
> package // what's the bigger context ?
> 2) [another paragraph (or two...):]
> News etc
> Since the R-packages archives are relatively prominently listed
> as part of "News" on the R project website, (and also since I
> encourage ``everyone'' to subscribe to R-packages,)
> I think the extra information in "1)" above would be appropriate
> for every posting to R-packages.
> Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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