[Rd] Suggesting changes to HELP files?

Friedrich Leisch friedrich.leisch at stat.uni-muenchen.de
Wed May 24 10:14:48 CEST 2006

  > On 5/21/06, Spencer Graves <spencer.graves at pdf.com> wrote:
  >> Is there a procedure for suggesting changes to HELP files of the core
  >> R distribution?  If yes, what is it?  If it would be considered a
  >> friendly gesture, I could find the relevant *.Rd file and submit a
  >> suggested modification to it someplace.  Alternatively, I could just
  >> send suggestions someplace if they would receive appropriate
  >> consideration.

As Duncan Murdoch already pointed out the easiest way of finding out
who in R core is responsible for which part of R is looking at the
subversion logs to see who has been working on a particular file, for
most Sweave & Vignette-related parts that would be me.

  >> Second, I think the description of 'vignette' could be enhanced to
  >> include some version of my 'p.s.' to
  >> 'http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02a/archive/73494.html' and other
  >> similar posts.  In particular, I see that the 'edit' method is described
  >> there, but I didn't understand what it said until I already knew how to
  >> use it.  Also, 'edit' doesn't work for me under ESS / Emacs.  For that,
  >> I use Stangle (as Sundar Dorai-Raj taught me).

Done in r-devel, pls have a look.


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