[R] R help question: How can we enable useRs to contribute corrections to help files faster ?

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 19:41:28 CET 2010

On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 1:38 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> On 28/02/2010 1:32 PM, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
>> I wonder if this could be made pluggable in the sense that anyone
>> could develop a CRAN package that hooks into the help system and takes
>> over.  If its already like that perhaps all that is needed is some
>> documentation/guidance on how to develop such a package.  There could
>> be multiple alternative help packages that hook into the help system
>> on CRAN.  That might be the best way to involve the community since it
>> involves less coordination to accomplish once the documentation was
>> written.
> That's a good idea.  The documentation has been published here:
> http://journal.r-project.org/archive/2009-2/RJournal_2009-2_Murdoch+Urbanek.pdf
> I'd be happy to elaborate on any of the missing bits, or add what's missing
> so that others can do this in a package.

Since its already like that this might also be a possible SoC project.

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