[Rd] Suggestion: Move \alias{.conflicts.OK} to base/man/library.Rd instead.

From: Henrik Bengtsson <hb_at_stat.berkeley.edu>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 16:34:00 +0100


Currently help.search(".conflicts.OK") gives:

  methods::.conflicts.OK Additional (Support) Functions for Methods

However, help(".conflicts.OK", package="methods") provides no information on the term ".conflicts.OK".

Check the R-devel SVN source code, this is only because there is an:

\alias{.conflicts.OK}

in the methods/man/MethodSupport.Rd file.

Is this a leftover from old times? May I suggest to instead place that \alias() in base/man/library.Rd, where ".conflicts.OK" is discussed. (The other place it is discussed in ?attach).

/Henrik

PS. A better place to document it is probably in 'Writing R Extensions', which is intended for developers.



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