[R] FAQ 7.x when 7 does not exist. Useability question
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Aug 23 17:28:09 CEST 2007
On Thu, 23 Aug 2007, John Kane wrote:
> The FAQ Section 7 is a very useful place for new users
> to find out any number of R idiosycracies. However
> there is no numbering on the FAQ Table of Content or
> on the Sections Tables of Contents.
Hmm, doc/FAQ does have a numbered table of contents and numbered sections
and doc/manual/R-FAQ.html does have numbered sections and my browser's
search finds 7.10 straight away.
> An R-help list reply of "Read FAQ 7.10" in response to
> a question about converting a factor to numeric is a
> bit cryptic. The only time 7.10 appears is after the
> searcher has found the entry.
It would help if you told us what you are searching that did not contain
> Would it be a good idea to actually number the entries
> for the FAQ Table of Contents and the Table of
> Contents for the Sections?
I think we do.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
More information about the R-help