A.1 0.2.0

  • 2019-05-13, add more content to the chapter about contributing.

  • 2019-05-13, add more precise instructions about blog posts to approval template for editors.

  • 2019-05-13, add policies allowing using either <- or = within a package as long as the whole package is consistent.

  • 2019-05-13, add request for people to tell us if they use our standards/checklists when reviewing software elsewhere.

  • 2019-04-29, add requirement and advice on testing packages using devel and oldrel R versions on Travis.

  • 2019-04-23, add a sentence about why being generous with attributions and more info about ctb vs aut.

  • 2019-04-23, add link to Daniel Nüst’s notes about migration from XML to xml2.

  • 2019-04-22, add use of rOpenSci forum to maintenance section.

  • 2019-04-22, ask reviewer for consent to be added to DESCRIPTION in review template.

  • 2019-04-22, use a darker blue for links (feedback by @kwstat, #138).

  • 2019-04-22, add book cover.

  • 2019-04-08, improve formatting and link text in README (@katrinleinweber, #137)

  • 2019-03-25, add favicon (@wlandau, #136).

  • 2019-03-21, improve Travis CI guidance, including link to examples. (@mpadge, #135)

  • 2019-02-07, simplify code examples in Package Evolution section (maintenance_evolution.Rmd file) (@hadley, #129).

  • 2019-02-07, added a PDF file to export (request by @IndrajeetPatil, #131).

A.2 0.1.5

  • 2019-02-01, created a .zenodo.json to explicitly set editors as authors.

A.3 First release 0.1.0

  • 2019-01-23, add details about requirements for packages running on all major platforms and added new section to package categories.

  • 2019-01-22, add details to the guide for authors about the development stage at which to submit a package.

  • 2018-12-21, inclusion of an explicit policy for conflict of interest (for reviewers and editors).

  • 2018-12-18, added more guidance for editor on how to look for reviewers.

  • 2018-12-04, onboarding was renamed Software Peer Review.

A.4 place-holder 0.0.1

  • Added a NEWS.md file to track changes to the book.