[R] typo in contrast package's vignettes

David Scott d.scott at auckland.ac.nz
Wed Feb 3 23:53:58 CET 2010

Peng Yu wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 3:48 PM, Max Kuhn <mxkuhn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Wait, what were we talking about? Right...it is a typo. It should be
>> c'beta in the numerator.
>> Peng: As the package maintainer, you really should send me a quick
>> email about it instead of posting to the list.
>> Let's not waste the bandwidth anymore. Given the number of typos in my
>> documentation, this amount of email bring down the whole system.
> Would you please put the email in the vignette? As I don't find it. I
> sometime did take the long way to find the emails of the authors, but
> a lot of the time they just don't reply. There were no guarantee you
> would reply. But I know that you will reply and will send you the
> message if I found any other problems with the packages.
> Regards,
> Peng

This is becoming quite vexatious Peng Yu. How long have you been using 
R? You are not a total newbie. R is an environment which rewards a bit 
of exploration and experimentation.

Every package has a maintainer whose email is given on CRAN. In the case 
of the contrast package that is at

It ain't that hard.

David Scott

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