Re: [Rd] [PATCH] typo in R-lang

From: Martin Maechler <>
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 10:38:22 +0100

Thank you, Peter;
I just have committed the fix for the typo. (The inline patch was perfectly sufficient)

Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich

>>>>> "PC" == Peter Cowan <>
>>>>> on Fri, 13 Feb 2009 20:02:28 -0800 writes:

    PC> Here is a patch for a small typo in the description of

    PC> in case the inline version is unsuitable:     PC> <>

    PC> Index: /Users/peter/manual/R-lang.texi
    PC> ===================================================================
    PC> --- /Users/peter/manual/R-lang.texi	(revision 47919)
    PC> +++ /Users/peter/manual/R-lang.texi	(working copy)
    PC> @@ -3683,7 +3683,7 @@
    PC> used rather rarely, but is occasionally useful where the name of a
    PC> function is available as a character variable.

    PC> -The function @code{} is related, but evaluates the call immediate
    PC> +The function @code{} is related, but evaluates the call immediately
    PC> and takes the arguments from an object of mode @code{"list"} containing
    PC> all the arguments. A natural use of this is when one wants to apply a     PC> function like @code{cbind} to all elements of a list or data frame.
    PC> ______________________________________________
    PC> mailing list     PC> mailing list Received on Sat 14 Feb 2009 - 08:45:23 GMT

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