Re: [Rd] Suggestion: Add links to NEWS and CHANGES on help.start() page

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 07:39:21 -0500

Its also difficult to know about demos unless you specifically issue a demo(package = "mypackage") command. It would be nice if these were listed too.

Note that the NEWS and/or ChangeLog file are listed on the package's CRAN page such as:

but the demos are not listed even there.

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 3:37 AM, Henrik Bengtsson <> wrote:
> Hi,
> right now it is actually a bit tricky to locate and view the NEWS and
> the CHANGES files, especially if you are a beginning and don't even
> know that you are supposed to look for them.
> I'd like to recommend that links to (local) NEWS and CHANGES are added
> to the help.start() overview pages.  help("NEWS")/help("CHANGE LOG")
> and help("CHANGES") could display/refer to them as well.
> /Henrik
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