[Rd] requesting new entry to keywords.db

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 20 10:26:54 MET 2004

On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, Jeff D. Hamann wrote:

> R-developers:
> How do we go about adding keywords to the KEYWORDS and KEYWORDS.db files?

You don't, unless you mean for your own private copy of R (which I guess 
you don't as you mention CVS).  Only R-core can alter the distributed R 

You can request R-core to make an addition, but that needs a reasoned
argument (including why all of the existing categories are inappropriate).

Note that `keywords' is a misnomer -- these are really categories.
You can use \concept to add keywords (in that manual your previous posting 
showed unfamiliarity with, Writing R Extensions).

> I would like to add  "econometrics  & Econometrics" to the Statistics
> section of the file... Is this something I would have to do through CVS?
> Statistics
>  datagen  & Functions for generating data sets
>  distribution & Probability Distributions and Random Numbers
>  univar  & simple univariate statistics  [!= S]
>  htest  & Statistical Inference
>  models  & Statistical Models
> Thanks for handling my ignorance,
> Jeff.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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