[Rd] [External] Patch to replace "his" in Writing R Extensions

Tierney, Luke |uke-t|erney @end|ng |rom u|ow@@edu
Tue May 21 15:43:36 CEST 2019

Thanks. Addressed in r76559 (trunk) and r76560 (R-3-6-branch).



On Tue, 21 May 2019, Maëlle SALMON via R-devel wrote:

> Dear R-devel team,
> Many thanks for the great resource that is "Writing R Extensions"!
> I noticed two occurrences of "his", one to refer to the R package user, another to refer to the R package author. Folks in these two groups are not all men, so I suggest changing the word to "their" to make it gender-neutral. Attached is a patch for your consideration.
> Thanks for your time, best regards,
> Maëlle.

Luke Tierney
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