[Rd] legitimate use of :::

Trevor Davis trevor.l.davis at gmail.com
Tue May 13 20:17:03 CEST 2014

On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 9:14 AM, Knut Krueger <rh at knut-krueger.de> wrote:
> Is there another new solution for this issue?
> especially I would like to use:
> utils:::.win32consoleCompletion
> the use of this is suggested in the completion.r file of utils:
Besides forking the function (i.e. "copy-and-paste" it) if you think
the function provides useful functionality you can try to persuade the
maintainer to export it (and hence agree to support the function API
for the foreseeable future) or even contribute the function to another
more appropriate package (maybe even creating a new package in the

- Trevor

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