[Rd] Suggestion: help(<package name>)

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Fri Jun 10 22:50:04 CEST 2005

On 6/10/2005 8:17 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 6/10/2005 8:00 AM, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:

>> It would be invoked like this:
>>    package?boot
>> with the effect of giving help on boot-package.
> Okay, I get it.  That's a good change.  I'll put it in unless I hear 
> objections very soon.  (I'm going to be away from tomorrow through 
> Thursday, so I might appear to be ignoring objections if I don't see 
> them in time.)

I've committed this change now.  Package overviews are in <pkg>-package 
now (in R-devel).  As Gabor said, this is already supported by the help 
system, so there's nothing to stop someone from creating such an alias 
in their package before that version is released in the fall.


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