[Rd] error in make.names docs (PR#6912)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon May 24 18:25:19 CEST 2004

On Mon, 24 May 2004, Michael A. Miller wrote:

> >>>>> "Prof" == Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
>     > Example output in comment is now corrected in R-patched.
>     > What has the rest to do with a bug report?
> This is a major show stopper which suddenly moves R code from
> last month into the category of legacy code.  In my opinion, this

In truth, 1.9.0 was released last month and in alpha/beta test for a month 
before that.

> really should have been a major version change, not just a minor
> release. 

And what has that to do with a bug report?  Have you read the definition
of a bug in the FAQ?  Not doing what Mr Miller wants is not a bug
according to that definition.

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