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Show Package Maintainer

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

Keywords
utilities
Usage
maintainer(pkg)
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.

References

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

See Also

packageDescription, bug.report

Aliases
  • maintainer
Examples
library(utils) maintainer("MASS")
Documentation reproduced from package utils, version 3.3, License: Part of R 3.3

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