[Rd] documented but missing from the code (PR#1054)
Thu, 16 Aug 2001 09:54:26 +0200
>>>>> Paul Gilbert writes:
BDR> Until very recently this was true for objects in zzz.R. One example in dse
BDR> is scale.default, which is not in the code and is in the documentation
BDR> (incorrectly). Generated objects are (correctly) marked as not in the code.
> I take this to mean that if I do
> if(!exists(zzz)) zzz <- whatever
> then any documentation for zzz will generate the warning.
Correct. Codoc could be refined to catch this: is currently only looks
at the top-level assignments. But in the above case, one can argue that
defensiveness should give a warning: the package writer could provide a
totally different zzz and document it, and consistency of code and docs
would be conditional on non-existence of zzz ...
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