Re: [Rd] MailingList: in DESCRIPTION

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2009 11:44:10 +0000 (GMT)

On Thu, 5 Nov 2009, Romain Francois wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Would it make sense to add a MailingList field in the DESCRIPTION file so
> that we can indicate where the package can be discussed.

You can add whatever fields you like, and many authors do.

> More and more packages have dedicated mailing lists (mostly thanks to
> r[-]?forge ).

But those have a URL on R-forge, and surely giving that is more useful (and URL: is a documented field).

> Romain Francois

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