[Rd] Spelling (PR#6570)

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Wed Feb 11 16:25:21 MET 2004

On Wed, 11 Feb 2004 p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk wrote:

> I came across this in connection with an unrelated issue
> > beta[2]
> Error in beta[2] : object is not subsettable
> > beta[2] <- 5
> Error in "[<-"(`*tmp*`, 2, value = 5) : object is not subsetable
> One of the messages must be wrong, but I need a native English speaker
> to tell me which one.

English (OED or Chambers) will be subsettable, American might well have a
single t. I notice this most in words with double l: eg American uses
`modeling' rather than `modelling'.

R usually tries to use English (but is a little schizophrenic about OED vs
Chambers, eg for words ending in -i{s,z}e


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