[Rd] [External] Feature Request: User Prompt + Message First Execution when "Managing Search Path Conflicts"

Abby Spurdle @purd|e@@ @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu May 21 00:22:56 CEST 2020

> An IDE could provide a more sophisticated interface, like a dialog
> allowing separate choices for each conflict. But this is best left up
> to the IDE or the user.

An IDE (or other user interface) should not alter the behavior of R,
especially the installing/loading/attaching of packages.

There are some possible exceptions:
(1) The global option for width.
(2) Output that would normally appear in a separate window.
(3) Maybe others...

But only as non-defaults, with consent from the user.
Also, while exception (2) may have an intuitive appeal, it's risky business...

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