Re: [Rd] Suggestion: help(<package name>)

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Fri 10 Jun 2005 - 20:50:04 GMT

On 6/10/2005 8:17 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 6/10/2005 8:00 AM, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:

>> It would be invoked like this:
>>    package?boot
>> with the effect of giving help on boot-package.

> Okay, I get it. That's a good change. I'll put it in unless I hear
> objections very soon. (I'm going to be away from tomorrow through
> Thursday, so I might appear to be ignoring objections if I don't see
> them in time.)

I've committed this change now. Package overviews are in <pkg>-package now (in R-devel). As Gabor said, this is already supported by the help system, so there's nothing to stop someone from creating such an alias in their package before that version is released in the fall.

Duncan mailing list Received on Sat Jun 11 06:55:25 2005

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