Re: [Rd] Web site link problems (PR#9401)

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 10:59:13 +0100

ross_at_biostat.ucsf.edu wrote:
> Full_Name: Ross Boylan
> Version: N/A
> OS: Linux
> Submission from: (NULL) (198.144.201.14)
>
>
> 1. http://www.r-project.org/posting-guide.html includes
> "Paul Johnson's R tips page is a organized collection of how to do things in R,
> with many questions and tips culled from R-help"
> "R tips" is a link to http://www.ku.edu/~pauljohn/R/Rtips.html. I get a message
> the page is no longer there when I try it.
>
> Desired state: delete or point to an active version of the document, unless this
> is some transitory problem.
>
>
The R tips seem to be found at http://pj.freefaculty.org/R/Rtips.html these days (but even PJ's official home page has a link to http://www.ku.edu/~pauljohn...).

It might be better to link to the R Wiki, though. E.g., at http://wiki.r-project.org/rwiki/doku.php?id=tips:tips
> 2. http://www.r-project.org/posting-guide.html includes in the section
> Surprising behavior and bugs, "make sure you read R Bugs in the R-faq." The
> latter is the link http://cran.r-project.org/doc/FAQ/R-FAQ.html#R%20Bugs, which
> takes me to the page but not the section. The link on the FAQ page to that
> section is http://cran.r-project.org/doc/FAQ/R-FAQ.html#R-Bugs (i.e., no %20).
>
> Desired state: update the link.
>
Yes. (It's only a half-page scroll plus an extra click though...)
> You also might want to consider footers on your web pages saying "to report
> problems with this web page do xxxxx". The pages I looked at didn't have this
> info, as far as I can tell.
>
Maybe, if it is easy. The whole bug repository is overdue for replacement, so things that are not critical and/or easy to fix may be left alone...
> I hope this is an appropriate place to let you know!
>
It'll do. Don't report other website issues to the bug repository though.

> Thanks for your work on R.
>
>
>



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