[Rd] Phrase "package writer" in R-exts

From: Davor Cubranic <cubranic_at_stat.ubc.ca>
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 11:22:40 -0700


In a conversation with a programmer new to writing R packages, he mentioned that he was very confused by phrase "package writer" used in the document, and said that he "[was] literally imagining some sort of function that writes something related to packages".

I can see his point: not only is it confusing, but I think it's also bad English (one wouldn't say "the novel's writer"). Can this be changed to "package author"?

Davor



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