[Rd] RFC: What should ?foo do?

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 16:18:34 CEST 2008

On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 7:46 AM, Peter Dalgaard
<P.Dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk> wrote:
> Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>  > I haven't done it, but I suspect we could introduce special behaviour
>  > for ??foo very easily.  We could even have a whole hierarchy:
>  >
>  > ?foo, ??foo, ???foo, ????foo, ...
>  >
>  >
>  Heh, that's rather nice, actually. In words, that could read
>  ?foo: tell me about foo!
>  ??foo: what can you tell me about foo?
>  ???foo: what can you tell me about things like foo?
>  ????foo: I don't know what I'm looking for but it might be something
>  related foo?

I like the idea, but why do not it automatically and then display the
results on a single page?  (i.e. list results in order of specificity)



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