Re: [Rd] Wish there were a "strict mode" for R interpreter. What about You?

From: Hadley Wickham <>
Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2011 12:26:57 -0500

>> Okay, I understand what you are trying to do. Yes, you have fooled codetools in this instance.
> ...but notice that the codetools warning is just that: It _is_ acknowledged that these things occasionally happen by design. There are a couple of cases in base R too:
> * checking R code for possible problems ... NOTE
> no visible binding for global variable n

Are you sure that's not a bug? There's:

aic.model <- aic(y, n, mu, weights, dev) + 2 * rank

and n.ok is defined, but n isn't defined anywhere.

> quantile.ecdf: no visible binding for global variable y

I wonder why it warns on y, but not nobs.


Assistant Professor / Dobelman Family Junior Chair
Department of Statistics / Rice University

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