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Re: Ten Simple Rules for the Open Development of Scientific Software

yeah -- they all forget about what they probably already rely upon.

and imho article in 6 still needs an explicit 

        Make a versioned release

and possibly also -- support stable releases.

On Fri, 07 Dec 2012, Andreas Tille wrote:
> Hi,

> feel free to read

>    http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002802

> I just sended the authors the following remark via G+:

>    I like your ten simple rules.  What I'm missing in rule 7 and/or 8 is
>    the idea that you should try to get your software included into
>    distributions.  In the field of Bioinformatics from a Debian/Ubuntu
>    point of view Debian Med (http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-med) is
>    your partner and also Fedora and SuSE have similar projects.

> Kind regards

>        Andreas.
Yaroslav O. Halchenko
Postdoctoral Fellow,   Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Dartmouth College, 419 Moore Hall, Hinman Box 6207, Hanover, NH 03755
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