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Description

Show the name and email address of the maintainer of a package.

Usage

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Arguments

pkg

Character string. The name of a single package.

Details

Accesses the package description to return the name and email address of the maintainer.

Questions about contributed packages should often be addressed to the package maintainer; questions about base packages should usually be addressed to the R-help or R-devel mailing lists. Bug reports should be submitted using the bug.report function.

Value

A character string giving the name and email address of the maintainer of the package, or NA if no such package is installed.

Author(s)

David Scott <d.scott@auckland.ac.nz> from code on R-help originally due to Charlie Sharpsteen <source@sharpsteen.net>; multiple corrections by R-core.

References

https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-help/2010-February/230027.html

See Also

packageDescription, bug.report

Examples

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maintainer("MASS")

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