Re: [Rd] Links to non-vignette documentation

From: hadley wickham <>
Date: Fri 24 Feb 2006 - 03:02:52 GMT

> They are meant to replace the INDEX, which you shouldn't need to create
> any more. The DESCRIPTION file is still needed, but it contains more
> structured information meant for mechanical reading and processing; the
> package man page is meant to be the place to put things intended for
> people to read.

Do I need to keep the list of functions on the package man page in sync myself, or will they be automatically rebuilt? Is the intention to eventually change help(package=XXX) to point to the package man page?

Hadley mailing list Received on Fri Feb 24 14:10:11 2006

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