[R] Dead link in the help page of as.Date()

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 24 14:53:03 CEST 2014

On 23/06/2014 20:41, Christofer Bogaso wrote:
> Hi,
> I was reading the help page for as.Date() function for some reason,
> and noticed a Matlab link:
> http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/matlab_prog/bspgcx2-1.html
> It looks like this link is dead. So may be it would be better to put a
> correct link or remove this altogether.

It is not a link ... it is the reference for the value quoted.  Even if 
URLs are removed, the convention is to credit the actual source.

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