The README states clearly that a package is orphaned under any of three
1. The Maintainer requests is.
2. The maintainer email bounces
3. The maintainer is unresponsive to requests regarding the package from
But I think that it is a good idea to include those conditions in the
On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 9:30 AM Max Kuhn <mxk...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The CRAN policy page
> (https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/policies.html) implies that
> there is a formal procedure for orphaning a package but none is
> mentioned in the Extensions manual
> This page (https://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Orphaned/README)
> implies that one would simply resubmit the package to CRAN with the
> text "ORPHANED" in the `Maintainer` field.
> Is this the case?
> If this is not documented somewhere, can it be added to the Extensions
> Remail@example.com mailing list
[[alternative HTML version deleted]]
Rfirstname.lastname@example.org mailing list