[Rd] legitimate use of :::

Hadley Wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 17:38:54 CEST 2013

> I would say that you should certainly state it in the man page, and have
> something in the DESCRIPTION file as well.  It might be something like
> Author:  Duncan Murdoch, with code from others (see the man pages)
> However, I just looked at rgl (a package I maintain), and I see we didn't do
> that.  We have a separate README file listing other credits.

The feedback that I've been getting from CRAN maintainers lately is
that you have to include all source code contributors in the authors


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