[R-pkg-devel] spell checking of the DESCRIPTION file

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Wed May 17 21:31:07 CEST 2017

On 17.05.2017 16:34, michel.grzebyk at inrs.fr wrote:
> The spell checking of the DESCRIPTION file of my package have issued a
> NOTE concerning authors' name of articles appearing in the "description"
> field.
> Is there a a way to fix this problem or shall I consider this NOTE as a
> false positive?
> I was not able to find any indication in "Writing R Extension" about how
> to include names in the "description" field.

If the spell checks have false positives, that's OK and your package 
won't be rejected.
Nevertheless, software names should be written single quotes as 
'package' and functions with parentheses as in foo().

Uwe Ligges

> Best,
> Michel
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