[Rd] ‘:::’ call

Hadley Wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 23:13:57 CEST 2013

>  3/ Some functions are exported normally but hidden by using "." in the
> beginning of their names. Other package maintainers would know they exist,
> but end users would not so easily find them. (Duncan's other suggestion of
> using \keyword{internal} in the .Rd file strikes me as problematic. I'm
> surprised CRAN checks do not already object to functions exported and
> documented with \keyword{internal}.)

Why? I think this is exactly the use case of \keyword{internal}.

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