[Rd] R NEWS change related to .C/.Call/.External/.Fortran

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd_at_debian.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:42:20 -0600

The much-appreciated feed of changes to NEWS.Rd list this today [1]:

  2.15.2 UTILITIES   ‘R CMD check’ now checks for ‘.C()’, ‘.Call()’, ‘.External()’ and   ‘.Fortran()’ calls in other packages, and gives a warning on those found from   R itself (which are not part of the API and change without notice: many will   changed for R 3.0.0).

Could this be clarified/rewritten? I honestly cannot make out what it is supposed to say, apart from inferring that use of the API via these functions will be patrolled more strongly.

Dirk

[1] http://developer.r-project.org/blosxom.cgi/R-devel/2012/12/13#n2012-12-13

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