[R] INDEX file as shown by library(help= ...)

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Sun Sep 14 04:24:57 CEST 2003

On Sat, 13 Sep 2003, kjetil brinchmann halvorsen wrote:

> and there are indeed help for this items. Should there be a rule that
> there should be help pages for the items in INDEX, maybe inforced by
> Rcmd check

The problem with enforcing it by Rcmd check is that INDEX need not be in
any easily parsed form.  A number of packages contain extra information
for the user in INDEX, which is a Good Thing, but makes it hard for
automated checking.


Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

More information about the R-help mailing list