[Rd] RFC: allow packages to advertise vignettes on Windows

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Fri May 18 17:23:17 CEST 2007

Perhaps all the arguments in demo, data and vignette should be
regularized to be consistent, not just this one.

On 5/18/07, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> I think we've agreed about adding an option to the vignette() function
> to allow the user to choose to see all vignettes in installed packages,
> or only those that are attached.  Adding this is pretty trivial, and
> I'll put it into R-devel soon.
> I'd like to set the default to show only attached packages, which would
> be consistent with the behaviour of demo() and data().  Vignettes are
> still less common than demos or data, so if I do this, I'll also change
> the "none found" message to something like
>  > vignette()
> no vignettes found
> Use 'vignette(all = TRUE)'
> to list the vignettes in all *available* packages.
> Will this change to the default behaviour cause a lot of trouble for anyone?
> Duncan Murdoch
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