[Rd] Minor error in area() documentation (PR#3378)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jul 3 08:07:48 MEST 2003

This part of a contributed package (MASS), not part of R.  Please send 
comments on contributed packages to their maintainers rather than R-bugs.

In this case the link was intentionally to package `integrate', which is
no longer on CRAN (but is still installed in some places).  It is quite
legitimate for packages to link to other packages, when the links will be
broken if the other packages are not installed.  Remember that function
area() is only there for historical continuity (it has a 1994 reference).

On Wed, 2 Jul 2003 arnima at u.washington.edu wrote:

> Dear r-bugs,
> The 'see also' link in help(area,html=T) is broken, see line 91 in
> library/MASS/html/area.html:
> "../../integrate/html/integrate.html"
> should be
> "../../base/html/integrate.html"
> Regards,
> Arni
> OS:   Windows XP
> R:    1.7.1
> MASS: 7.1-8
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