You see. You pushed this idea and at then end we will have to handle the mess.
I do not see why we cannot simply support *.
Seriously why eveybody on earth has to inforce their own view.
Now to declare an extension (it took me at least 10 min) we have to
create a protocol then to click on it then to select an existing
Why it cannot stay and be simple

On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 12:10 PM, Denis Kudriashov <> wrote:
> But it shows notification why it does not supported and what to use instead.
> (it was not available in old versions)
> Idea to move away from star convention. Calypso gives you explicit tools to
> add method to the package. Most simple is checkbox "extension" in the status
> bar of method editor.
> For now star convention will stay internal implementation detail of
> RPackage. In future it should be completely removed (you know how RPackage
> is ugly because of that). Only old text code formats will use star
> protocols.
> So Calypso is a step to remove this "star habit" from users.
> 2018-04-12 11:42 GMT+02:00 Stephane Ducasse <>:
>> in calypso.
>> * was simple and nice.
>> Now if I create a protocol with a star it got eaten and no protocol
>> will be created.
>> Stef

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