Where is the value in package peer review?

Author: Miles McBain

If you read my reflection #1 on rOpenSci Onboarding, then you know I see value in the Onboarding process. A LOT of value even. This post is about where that value lies.

This question has important corollaries which I will explore here based on my experience as a reviewer of bowerbird:

  1. How is a package peer reviewer’s time best spent?
  2. When is the best time in a software package’s life cycle to undertake peer review?

Read the full blog post here: https://ropensci.org/blog/2018/04/06/peer-review-value/