[Rd] Patch proposal for R style consistency (concerning deparse.c)

Paul Johnson pauljohn32 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 18:16:41 CEST 2013

OK, I concede that.

Now, how about "} else {"

I will provide patch that does only that change.

On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 3:05 AM, peter dalgaard <pdalgd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Apr 18, 2013, at 05:39 , Paul Johnson wrote:
>> 2 & 3. I want to omit space after if and for.   Since if and for are
>> functions in R, not keywords, I suggest that there should not be a
>> space before the opening parentheses.
> Wrong. They are part of language constructs (and they _are_ keywords, not names, that's why ?for won't work). The function calls are `if`(fee, {foo}, {fie}) and something rebarbative for `for`(....).
> Besides, both constructs are harder to read without the spaces.
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