A package about nothing

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nothing is a package about nothing.

The idea is that when you do require(nothing) you express that you don’t need anything, and therefore nothing assumes you are fine just using the
base package, so it detaches all other packages.

> loadedNamespaces()
 [1] "base"      "datasets"  "devtools"  "digest"    "evaluate"  "graphics"
 [7] "grDevices" "httr"      "memoise"   "methods"   "parallel"  "RCurl"
[13] "stats"     "stringr"   "tools"     "utils"     "whisker"
> require(nothing)
Loading required package: nothing  
unloading 'methods' package ...  
Failed with error:  ‘invalid 'pos' argument’  
> loadedNamespaces()
[1] "base"

I agree, this is completely useless.