Re: [Rd] Suggestion: Add links to NEWS and CHANGES on help.start() page

From: Romain Francois <romain.francois_at_dbmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 14:31:10 +0100

On 11/13/2009 10:52 AM, Karl Ove Hufthammer wrote:
>
> On Fri, 13 Nov 2009 09:37:31 +0100 Henrik Bengtsson
> <hb_at_stat.berkeley.edu> wrote:
>> I'd like to recommend that links to (local) NEWS and CHANGES are added
>> to the help.start() overview pages. help("NEWS")/help("CHANGE LOG")
>> and help("CHANGES") could display/refer to them as well.
>
> Are you talking of the NEWS and CHANGES for R itself, or for packages
> too? It would be very useful having a convenience function for this for
> packages too. Perhaps something like
>
> library(news=MASS) (or MASS as a character string)
> and
> library(changes=spdep)
>
> similar to library(help=MASS)
>
> Or have I overlooked something, and a function for this already exists?

?news

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