Re: [Rd] Suggestion: Not having to export .conflicts.OK in name spaces

From: Seth Falcon <>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 13:47:17 -0700

On 3/17/10 9:11 AM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> Currently library() and attach() fail to locate an existing
> '.conflicts.OK' in a package wit name space, unless it is exported.
> Since there should be little interest in exporting '.conflicts.OK'
> otherwise, one may argue that those methods should look for
> '.conflicts.OK' even if it is not exported.

I guess I agree that there is no real value in forcing .conflicts.OK to be exported. OTOH, this seems like a dubious feature to begin. When is it a good idea to use it?

+ seth

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