Category Topics

Packages

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

UseCases is for discussion and reporting of use cases. When opening a new topic in this category you’ll get a template to direct you towards the kinds of things we’re looking for.
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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/
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Questions

Questions is general purpose category for questions about software use, development, etc.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct category is reserved for transparency reports made by the rOpenSci Code of Conduct Committee.
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Meta

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

Antarctic is for discussions about R in Antarctic and Southern Ocean science
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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
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FeatureRequests

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

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

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

Read our Contributing Guide and then tell us about your expertise and interests. We’ll try to match you with a package that could use your help.
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