R-beta: Re: your mail

Gregory R. Warnes (warnes@biostat.washington.edu)
Mon, 20 Oct 1997 08:38:42 -0700 ()


Date: Mon, 20 Oct 1997 08:38:42 -0700 ()
From: "Gregory R. Warnes" <warnes@biostat.washington.edu>
To: Jean-Francois Gibrat <gibrat@proline.jouy.inra.fr>
Subject: R-beta: Re: your mail
In-Reply-To: <9710201232.ZM4893@proline.jouy.inra.fr>


R does not read the Splus data storage format.  To transport objects
between Splus and R, I've used dump() in Splus to save the object in a
text file, and then use source() in R to read it in. 


On Mon, 20 Oct 1997, Jean-Francois Gibrat wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> 
> 
> I am currently trying to switch from Splus to R and I would like to know
> whether there is a way of transfering Splus objects stored on disk into the R
> environment. In Splus I would do this using the function get, e.g., foo <-
> get(foo,where="dirname") where dirname is the name of a directory containing
> the Splus objects. In R, argument 'where' of function get appears to be
> replaced by argument 'envir', whose meaning is rather nebulous for me at the
> moment.....
> Thanks for answering me. Sorry if this question has been already asked zillion
> of times, as it is likely to have been.
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
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