[Rd] bug.report() & docs should mention r-devel (PR#1113)

murdoch@stats.uwo.ca murdoch@stats.uwo.ca
Thu, 4 Oct 2001 01:23:29 +0200 (MET DST)

Full_Name: Duncan Murdoch
Version: 1.3.1
OS: Windows
Submission from: (NULL) (

None of the web page on bug tracking, the ?bug.report help page, 
nor the disclaimer inserted at the beginning of the text generated by bug.report
in Windows mention
 - that only one bug should go in each report
 - that it's a good idea to discuss things on r-devel if you're not sure
is a bug.

I'd add this to the bug.report disclaimer:

"If you are not sure if what you see is a bug, please discuss it on the r-devel

mailing list first.  If you are sure, please copy the bug report 
(after finishing it) to your favorite email program and send it to
<address>.  Please submit just one bug per message."

The other places could have more verbose versions of this advice, including 
advice not to cc it to other lists.


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