[ESS] drop empty help buffers
rsparapa at mcw.edu
Tue Feb 28 23:12:01 CET 2012
Martin Maechler wrote:
> that was fast.
> IIRC the previous default was quite on purpose:
> It's not only for a non-existing command that you get a bogous help buffer,
> and in some of other such cases, the user should be able to see and
> read what the bogous buffer contains.
> (and also note that error messages by in other languages than English,
> so you can't just grep for the
> kind of error message,...)
Well, the buffer contains...
No documentation for 'foo' in specified packages and libraries:
you could try '??foo'
And ??foo gives...
No documentation for '?foo' in specified packages and libraries:
you could try '???foo'
What can you learn from that? With t as the default; it just says
"No documentation" in the mini-buffer. What am I missing?
Rodney Sparapani, PhD Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research
Sr. Biostatistician http://www.mcw.edu/pcor
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