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

From: Peter Dalgaard <>
Date: Thu 30 Nov 2006 - 09:59:13 GMT wrote:
> Full_Name: Ross Boylan
> Version: N/A
> OS: Linux
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> 1. 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 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 these days (but even PJ's official home page has a link to

It might be better to link to the R Wiki, though. E.g., at
> 2. includes in the section
> Surprising behavior and bugs, "make sure you read R Bugs in the R-faq." The
> latter is the link, which
> takes me to the page but not the section. The link on the FAQ page to that
> section is (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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