[R] New Work Based on R

Eric Berger er|cjberger @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Aug 29 15:37:25 CEST 2019

Rich writes: " I've been out of academia for a very long time ... "
He may not be aware that currently authors are encouraged to support
reproducible research, which includes making available (where possible)
both the data and the software programs that were used in the analysis.
I think the OP's suggestion leads to a number of interesting use cases.
There are certainly cases where research is copyrighted with the publishing
journal so full access for all articles would not be possible. Food for


On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 3:48 PM Rich Shepard <rshepard using appl-ecosys.com>

> On Thu, 29 Aug 2019, Rainer M Krug wrote:
> > I think you are misunderstanding the OP. Ogbos is, as I understand,
> > looking for a repository for publications using R (as in scientific
> > publications) and not that much.
> Rainer, et al.:
> I agree with your interpretation of the request and suggest that the
> request
> is most likely unreasonable. How many publications explicitly name the
> software used to produce anaytical results or plots (or the document
> itself)?
> I've been out of academia for a very long time yet read many articles and
> techical reports in my work as an environmental consultant. I don't recall
> seeing software mentioned in any of them. The focus of the author(s) is on
> the subject of the document and not the tools used to create it. Unless, of
> course, the document is about statistics or data analyses.
> Regards,
> Rich
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