Re: docs: topic && availability

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Subject: Re: docs: topic && availability
From: Kurt Hornik (Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at)
Date: Fri 16 Jul 1999 - 01:47:25 EST


Message-ID: <14222.653.137118.492844@balin.ci.tuwien.ac.at>

>>>>> Paul Gilbert writes:

> I've often thought that some sort of synonym dictionary would be
> useful, especially for new users. That is, give the name of some
> procedure, say in Matlab, SAS or SPSS, or even a statistical term, and
> get information about possible procedures to consider in S/R (and the
> other way around too). I think this might be much more broadly useful
> than just for R, so I wouldn't tie it too closely to R help() or CRAN.

Yes, it is much more broadly useful.

Nevertheless, using \index{} in Rd files would be one source for such
info, almost ``for free'' ...

-k
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