Re: [Rd] Capitalize the title in DESCRIPTION files? (PR#7969)

From: <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri 24 Jun 2005 - 14:02:50 GMT


On Fri, 24 Jun 2005 d.firth@warwick.ac.uk wrote:

> Full_Name: David Firth
> Version: 2.1.1
> OS: Mac OS X
> Submission from: (NULL) (137.205.240.25)
>
>
> A small inconsistency in the "Writing R Extensions" manual: at
> http://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/R-exts.html#The-DESCRIPTION-file
> the displayed example has
> Title: My first collection of functions
> but the text that follows it says "The Title field...should be capitalized",
> which I take to mean
> Title: My First Collection of Functions

Well, `do as we say, not do as we do' applies, I think. Thank you, we'll try to set a better example.

(As you may guess, the example and advice are from different hands and the example predates the advice.)

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