[Rd] [PATCH] typo in R-lang

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Sat Feb 14 10:38:22 CET 2009

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 <cowan.pd at gmail.com>
>>>>>     on Fri, 13 Feb 2009 20:02:28 -0800 writes:

    PC> Here is a patch for a small typo in the description of do.call()

    PC> in case the inline version is unsuitable:
    PC> <http://pastie.textmate.org/388914.txt?key=ado6iu82ikvj5sk18bx5mg>

    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{do.call} is related, but evaluates the call immediate
    PC> +The function @code{do.call} 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.

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