RE: [R] R FAQ 2.8

From: Berton Gunter <gunter.berton_at_gene.com>
Date: Sat 02 Apr 2005 - 02:28:40 EST


Inline below.

>
> The R FAQ section 2.8 discusses how to cite R in
> publications, but does
> not (AFAICS) tell
> me how to describe R in a sentence.
>
> To wit, in my latest paper (destined for Rnews) one sentence reads:
>
> "The R programming language (3) has been applied . . ."

        "The R software package (3) ... "
>
> where reference (3) is R Core 2004.
>
> Now, the referee has pointed out that the expression "R computer
> language" is not
> to be encouraged, as R is an implementation of the S language.
>
> How would the List rephrase my sentence above?
>
>
>
> I also use the phrase "R code", which the referee flags for
> rewording

        Get a new referee.

> (on similar
> grounds to the above).
>
> Any suggestions for this?
>
>
>
>
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