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

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 22:06:33 -0500

On 13/11/2009 7:39 AM, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> Its also difficult to know about demos unless you specifically issue a
> demo(package = "mypackage") command. It would be nice if these were
> listed too.

This is in R-devel now.

> Note that the NEWS and/or ChangeLog file are listed on the package's
> CRAN page such as:
>
> http://cran.r-project.org/package=zoo
>
> but the demos are not listed even there.

The structure is in place for displaying package news, but it doesn't display yet. I think Kurt Hornik is working on the actual display.

Duncan Murdoch

>
> On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 3:37 AM, Henrik Bengtsson <hb@stat.berkeley.edu> wrote:

>> Hi,
>>
>> right now it is actually a bit tricky to locate and view the NEWS and
>> the CHANGES files, especially if you are a beginning and don't even
>> know that you are supposed to look for them.
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> /Henrik
>>
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