[Rd] Help Documentation

kjetil at entelnet.bo kjetil at entelnet.bo
Mon Mar 29 01:18:48 CEST 2004

On 28 Mar 2004 at 16:52, ivo welch wrote:

> ladies and gents:
> I have posted a couple of simple questions recently.  As often happens
> I was told by Brian to stop sending such suggestions, in order not to
> clutter the R bug report list.  OK, I can save my time; I just wanted

He told you stop sending them to R-bugs!
When you get a little more experience, send them to r-help

Then they will not clutter the R bug report list.

Kjetil Halvorsen

> to help.  But, for others' sake, please reconsider the policy of not
> gearing the internal R documentation for novices like myself.
> I will butt out here.
> regards,
> /ivo
> PS:   Incidentally, the R help seems a little schizophrenic.  For
> example, Brian Ripley is the most helpful source for learning R (both
> books and posts), and I am rather grateful for it.  I just do not
> understand why, at the same time, he seems to be annoyed while
> fielding questions of the r-help post-list.  He is not the only
> individual who likes to help, but grudgingly so...
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