[R] FAQ 7.x when 7 does not exist. Useability question
jrkrideau at yahoo.ca
Thu Aug 23 14:02:57 CEST 2007
--- Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck at gmail.com>
> Note that googling
> R FAQ 7.10
> will get it on the first hit.
True, however this is not exactly a self-contained
solution if one is actually trying to use the FAQ. I
may be old fashioned but when directed to the FAQ I
tend to go to the FAQ rather than Google.
> On 8/23/07, John Kane <jrkrideau at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> > The FAQ Section 7 is a very useful place for new
> > to find out any number of R idiosycracies.
> > there is no numbering on the FAQ Table of Content
> > on the Sections Tables of Contents.
> > An R-help list reply of "Read FAQ 7.10" in
> response to
> > a question about converting a factor to numeric is
> > bit cryptic. The only time 7.10 appears is after
> > searcher has found the entry.
> > Would it be a good idea to actually number the
> > for the FAQ Table of Contents and the Table of
> > Contents for the Sections?
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