[Rd] Capitalize the title in DESCRIPTION files? (PR#7969)

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 24 16:02:50 CEST 2005

On Fri, 24 Jun 2005 d.firth at warwick.ac.uk wrote:

> Full_Name: David Firth
> Version: 2.1.1
> OS: Mac OS X
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> A small inconsistency in the "Writing R Extensions" manual: at
>  http://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/R-exts.html#The-DESCRIPTION-file
> the displayed example has
>  Title: My first collection of functions
> but the text that follows it says "The Title field...should be capitalized",
> which I take to mean
>  Title: My First Collection of Functions

Well, `do as we say, not do as we do' applies, I think.
Thank you, we'll try to set a better example.

(As you may guess, the example and advice are from different hands and the 
example predates the advice.)

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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