Re: [Rd] Spurious warning when calling data() ?

From: Laurent Gautier <lgautier_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 21:46:36 +0200

On 2012-10-23 21:43, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 23/10/2012 3:20 PM, Laurent Gautier wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> When calling data, a warning seems to have been left behind
>>
>> > data(package="stats", verbose=FALSE)
>> Warning message:
>> In data(package = "stats", verbose = FALSE) :
>> datasets have been moved from package 'stats' to package 'datasets'

>
> What is spurious about that warning? It's still as true now as it was
> when the move happened several years ago.

Beside the possible debate that a note about the moving might have more its place in release notes or documentation than in a warning message, shouldn't this disappear after one or may be two releases ?

>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
>>
>> (full version details further below).
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Laurent
>>
>> > sessionInfo()
>>
>> R version 2.15.1 Patched (2012-08-24 r60412)
>>
>> Platform: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu (64-bit)
>>
>> locale:
>>
>> [1] LC_CTYPE=en_DK.UTF-8 LC_NUMERIC=C
>>
>> [3] LC_TIME=en_DK.UTF-8 LC_COLLATE=en_DK.UTF-8
>>
>> [5] LC_MONETARY=en_DK.UTF-8 LC_MESSAGES=en_DK.UTF-8
>>
>> [7] LC_PAPER=C LC_NAME=C
>>
>> [9] LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
>>
>> [11] LC_MEASUREMENT=en_DK.UTF-8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
>>
>> attached base packages:
>>
>> [1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>>
>> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>>
>> [1] tools_2.15.1
>>
>> >
>>
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