Submissions accepted on the first try

First time successful submissions

CRAN maintained packages

Some analysis on the RCurl and XML dependencies.

Reasons why packages are archived on CRAN

Most frequent reason is due to the package not fixed on time, followed by depending on packages archived and policy violation.

Packages submission and reviews; how does it work?

Description of the submission process to CRAN

CRAN review

I’ve been doing some analysis on the review submissions of several projects of R. However, till recently I couldn’t analyze the CRAN submission. There was cransays’ package to check package submissions which on the online documentation provided a dashboard which updated each hour.

CRAN dependencies

New policy in CRAN With the new policy of a maximum of 20 packages in Imports. Let’s see how many dependencies has each package on CRAN and Bioconductor: