Re: [R] An small suggestion for the R team

From: Jose Claudio Faria <joseclaudio.faria_at_terra.com.br>
Date: Fri 05 Aug 2005 - 09:52:51 EST

Ok Duncan,

Thank you very much for the tip!
I will to remove all these identifiers.

Regards,

--
Jose Claudio Faria

Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> Jose Claudio Faria wrote:
> 

>> Hi all,
>>
>> I would like to suggest that all R functions/etc like:
>> codes-deprecated
>> grid-internal
>> ns-alt
>> ns-dblcolon
>> ns-hooks
>> ns-internals
>> ns-lowlev
>> ns-reflect.Rd
>> tools-internal
>> ts-defunct
>> utils-deprecated
>> utils-internal
>> ... and another
>>
>> i.e, function/word separate for '-'
>>
>> were all substituted by
>> codes_deprecated
>> grid_internal
>> ns_alt
>> ns_dblcolon
>> ns_hooks
>> ns_internals
>> ns_lowlev
>> ns_reflect.Rd
>> tools_internal
>> ts_defunct
>> utils_deprecated
>> utils_internal
>> ... and another
>>
>> i.e, by '_'
>>
>> Because it is impossible to make a good highlighter with the first one.
> > > Your suggested names are all valid identifiers. The "-" gives strings > that are not. That's intentional; the help system relies on it. You > find "utils-deprecated" using deprecated?utils. > > If your highlighter has problems with the "-", then don't bother > highlighting. Those names aren't very common. Or... >
>>
>> How to differentiating myValue:
>>
>> varOne = 100
>> varTwo = 50
>> myValue = varOne-varTwo
>>
>> from codes-deprecated, or ns-alt, for example.
> > > ...you could do it by context. codes-deprecated will only show up in > *.Rd files as a possible search term: an alias, or a name. > > Duncan Murdoch > ______________________________________________ R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
Received on Fri Aug 05 09:58:35 2005

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