docs: topic && availability

Kurt Hornik
Thu, 15 Jul 1999 17:47:25 +0200 (CEST)

>>>>> Paul Gilbert writes:

> I've often thought that some sort of synonym dictionary would be
> useful, especially for new users. That is, give the name of some
> procedure, say in Matlab, SAS or SPSS, or even a statistical term, and
> get information about possible procedures to consider in S/R (and the
> other way around too). I think this might be much more broadly useful
> than just for R, so I wouldn't tie it too closely to R help() or CRAN.

Yes, it is much more broadly useful.

Nevertheless, using \index{} in Rd files would be one source for such
info, almost ``for free'' ...

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