Re: Manual: writing R Extensions (PR#380)

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Subject: Re: Manual: writing R Extensions (PR#380)
From: Prof Brian D Ripley (ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk)
Date: Tue 21 Dec 1999 - 17:48:18 EST


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On Mon, 20 Dec 1999 jens.oehlschlaegel-akiyoshi@mdfactory.de wrote:

> I want to thank you *very much* for the new "Writing R Extensions" manual
> published with RW0.901 and hope this is the right place to report some

It's not really new: it is a merge of the old Manual.tex and
R-external.texi that was distributed with 0.90.0. As 1.0 approaches we
are beginning to work hard on documentation.

> possible typos.
>
>
> page 17, example given in the middle of the page, I think it should read
>
> REAL(version) = 3.0;
> ^^^^^^^

Thanks.

> page 23, second example, I think the parameter definition should read
>
> SEXP lapply2(SEXP list, SEXP fn, SEXP rho)
> ^^

The intention here was that the parameter be`expr' (it is an expression not
a function) and I have changed all uses of fn to expr. Unfortunately,
I tested it using `fn'.

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