From the webpage:
R is a high-level programming language used primarily for statistical computing and graphics. The goal of the R Programming Style Guide is to make our R code easier to read, share, and verify. The rules below were designed in collaboration with the entire R user community at Google.
Useful if you are trying to develop good R coding habits from the start.
Makes me wonder about a similar need for topic maps authors? At least on a project by project basis.
If I am always representing marital status as an occurrence on a topic, that isn’t going to fit well with another author who always uses associations to represent marriages.
There could be compelling reasons in a project for choosing one or the other.
Similar questions will come up with other subjects and relationships as well.
It won’t be 100% but best to try to get everyone off on the same foot and to validate output against your local authoring guidelines.