[R] (minor) R syntax error in help page to the function makeCluster of library(snow)

R. Michael Weylandt michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 16:53:15 CEST 2012

On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 2:30 PM, Wolfgang Raffelsberger
<wolfgang.raffelsberger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear list,
> I just realized that one of the examples given in the help page to the
> function makeCluster of the library(snow) has a small syntax error :
> ## to get started
> library(snow)
> ?makeCluster
>  .. will open a halp page containing the command towards the end of the
> examples :
> cl <- makeCluster(c(rep(list(macOptions), 2), rep(list(lnxOptions), 2),
>                     rep(list(winOptions), 2), type = "SOCK")
>  .. which is missing a closing parenthesis.

You should report this to the maintainer of snow (the completely
awesome and altogether remarkable Luke Tierney) who I don't believe
reads R-help regularly. Use the maintainer() function to get his


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