DESCRIPTION file contains the most important meta-data of the package.
DESCRIPTION is tidy, has a meaningful version number, full
author details and a clear license.
check_description(x = ".")
Checklist object or a path to the source code.
This function ensures the
DESCRIPTION is tidy, using
The version number of the package must have either a
0.0 or a
format (see this discussion why
we allow only these formats).
The version number in every branch must be larger than the current version
number in the main or master branch.
New commits in the main or master must have a larger version number than the
We recommend to protect the main or master branch and to not commit into the
main or master.
Furthermore we check the author information.
Is INBO listed as copyright holder and funder?
Has every author an ORCID?
We check the license through