Yesterday I received an amazing email:
Congratulations, BioCor has been added to Bioconductor!
Yes, I had submitted a package for the Bioconductor project at the beginning of the week.
The package calculates similarities between pathways, genes and clusters of genes based on their pathways. A pathway is a group of functionally related proteins, thus this similarities calculates the functional similarity of the pathway or genes in question.
If anyone is curious what the email had this was in the body (I didn't know what to expect when I knew that it would be accepted):
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Many thanks for accepting the package! I hope you'll find it useful.