[Rd] "Proper" way to use a "hidden" function in an R-package?
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 18:35:04 CEST 2013
On 13-07-12 5:52 PM, Jonathan Greenberg wrote:
> I'm working on updating my R package "spatial.tools", and one thing I
> was wondering was the proper way to have hidden functions -- should I
> simply not export them to the namespace and use the ::: operator to
> call them (which is what I currently do)?
Are you calling them from inside the package? If so, you don't need the
If you're not calling them from inside the package, then why not export
them? I think you need to explain the context.
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