[R] typo in contrast package's vignettes

Peng Yu pengyu.ut at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 06:44:35 CET 2010

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 4:53 PM, David Scott <d.scott at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> 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
> http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/contrast/index.html

Thank you for your reminder. I was reading the pdf document rather
than the package website. I'll remember that I can find the email from
the website. But could the author include the emails in the pdf files?
It is a favor to the reader of the document to include the emails in
the document itself.

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