[Rd] ‘:::’ call
ucfagls at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 18:29:44 CEST 2013
Paul, this was discussed at length only a couple of days ago. See this thread:
If I follow you, I think a change has been made that doesn't NOTE if
the use of `:::` is to packages for which you are also the maintainer.
But read the thread as the change is mentioned in there somewhere.
On 28 August 2013 10:15, Paul Gilbert <pgilbert902 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a package (TSdbi) which provides end user functions that I export,
> and several utilities for plugin packages (e.g. TSMySQL) that I do not
> export because I do not intend them to be exposed to end users. I call these
> from the plugin packages using TSdbi::: but that now produces a note in the
> * checking dependencies in R code ... NOTE
> Namespace imported from by a ‘:::’ call: ‘TSdbi’
> See the note in ?`:::` about the use of this operator. :: should be
> used rather than ::: if the function is exported, and a package
> almost never needs to use ::: for its own functions.
> Is there a preferred method to accomplish this in a way that does not
> produce a note?
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Gavin Simpson, PhD
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