beautifying an R package

A.J. Rossini rossini at
Tue Oct 10 17:34:38 CEST 2000

>>>>> "MM" == Martin Maechler <maechler at> writes:

>>>>> "tony" == A J Rossini <rossini at> writes:
>>>>> "MM" == Martin Maechler <maechler at> writes:
    MM> Additionally, for solving Ramon's problem: Here is M-x
    MM> R-fix-miscellaneous that I've been using quite a few times in
    MM> the past.

    MM> Would it make sense to make it available in ESS ?  {one reason
    MM> against that: it's not 100% bug free..}

    tony> Yes, it makes sense.  ESS isn't 100% bug free, and it might
    tony> get fixed faster if it is included.

    MM> Ok, it *is* included in the ESS development sources, to become
    MM> 5.1.17 `real soon now'..

    MM> As mentioned earlier, I've also added the toggable possibility
    MM> to make the "_" key generate the " <- " string.

    MM> Question is: Should this (magic "_" key) be *on* by default,
    MM> or off [as it is now].  I'd vote for *on* ..  Other opinions?

On.   "_" is awful, IMHO.


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