[Rd] Help for methods

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 17:13:36 CEST 2006

> See the .helpForCall function in utils.  It would recognize that the
> function was an S4 generic, and then work out the signature and look for
> matching help.  I think working out the signature in the case above
> would require it to call lm(...).  So there's a precedent for what I
> called a "huge mistake":  maybe it's not so huge...

And I'd imagine, in practice, most people would be doing something like

x<- ...

so that wouldn't have to do an extra computation.


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