R-beta: R on Windows 3.1

Ross Ihaka (ihaka@stat.auckland.ac.nz)
Fri, 11 Apr 1997 14:29:38 +1200 (NZST)

Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 14:29:38 +1200 (NZST)
From: Ross Ihaka <ihaka@stat.auckland.ac.nz>
Message-Id: <199704110229.OAA08925@stat1.stat.auckland.ac.nz>
To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: R-beta: R on Windows 3.1
In-Reply-To: <4F0ABA1EC0@statlan.ucd.ie>

YUDI@statlan.ucd.ie writes:
 > My attempt to get R running in Windows 3.11 didn't go
 > very far. I have read the FAQ and install.tex carefully.
 > What am I missing? Here is the step:
 >    1. From statlib I got rexe.zip (and rbeta.zip, but this one
 >        seems for windows 95 only?).
 >    2. On unzipping I got 8 files, including rb1.exe, and a sub-
 >        dir win32s, which I copied to windows/system.
 >        (There is no setup.exe, which the install program refers
 >         to).
 >    3. rb1.exe does not run.

Those versions are VERY old.  If you can wait a couple of days [ignore
that cynical laughter in the background] there will be a much improved
version available, which should be much simpler to install.
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