Best Practices

This category is for questions about how to do things. That is, what is the community accepted best practice for doing X, Y, or Z.

Blog

The Blog category is for discussions/comments on blog posts from the rOpenSci main blog at https://ropensci.org/blog/ or the tech blog at https://ropensci.org/tech-notes/

Bugs

Bugs is for reporting bugs in our software or on our website, either in code, spelling, etc.

Questions

Questions is general purpose category for questions about software use, development, etc.

Jobs

This category is for job postings. Please keep your posts limited to jobs that seem like a good fit for our community. That is, jobs relating to software + science. Ask us if you have a question about whether your job posting is appropriate or not.

Packages

Packages is for discussion of R packages, ideas for new ones, deprecation of packages, etc.

Community

The Community category is for news/discussions about the community. If you're not sure if a post is appropriate for this category, just ask!

Gists

Gists is a place to drop in example usage of rOpenSci packages.

UseCases

UseCases is for discussion of use cases.

Support

Questions/etc. related to support, whether it be help with a website problem, or other things - if you need help with a specific package, use the packages category

FeatureRequests

FeatureRequest is for feature requests in our software, or on any other rOpenSci projects, like our website.

Meta

Discussion about this site, its organization, how it works, and how we can improve it.

Software-Review

Discussions of software review, likely related to our onboarding repository, and other related repositories and tools.