Re: [R] feedback on "writing r extensions"

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue 16 Jan 2007 - 16:06:55 GMT

It would also be nice if there were links in the .Rd files back to the source of the commands, not just the source of the documentation. That would facilitate
and encourage readers to paruse the source to clarify
the meaning of the help files.

On 1/16/07, David Forrest <drf5n@maplepark.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jan 2007, Martin Maechler wrote:
>
> >>>>>> "Scott" == Scott Harrison <harris41@msu.edu>
> >>>>>> on Mon, 15 Jan 2007 13:15:09 -0500 writes:
> ...
> > For "edits", we'd mostly like to receive feedback on the
> > *source* of the above automatically produced document
> > (which is also the source of the PDF version, same URL as above,
> > just replace ".html" by ".pdf")
> >
> > The development source is always available at
> > https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/doc/manual/R-exts.texi
>
> Would it be horrid to include the reference to the sources in the derived
> documents? It might help with self-documenting the process and help
> demonstrate the benefits of R's open source philosophy.
>
> > Thanking you for offering feedback,
>
> Thank you.
>
> Dave
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