[Rd] Package overview document?

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch@pair.com
Mon, 01 Jan 2001 01:48:14 GMT

On Sun, 31 Dec 2000 22:16:39 +0000 (GMT), you wrote:

>On Sun, 31 Dec 2000, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>>  I saw in the docs somewhere that the DESCRIPTION text
>> would show up in the Latex output in some later version; is anyone
>> working on this?  If not, I might give it a shot.
>I've not seen that.  The latex versions are separate files, so it seems
>only to make sense if running pkg2tex on a package.

It was in the extensions manual, in the "Processing Rd format" section
where "R CMD Rd2txt" and "R CMD Rd2dvi" were being discussed.

>Perhaps we need to give a help file such as pkg-foo.Rd or foo-overview.Rd
>special treatment.  

That would be a good solution.

Duncan Murdoch
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