Re: R-alpha: S/R & OS

Anthony Rossini (rossini@math.sc.edu)
Thu, 6 Feb 1997 08:56:37 -0500


Date: Thu, 6 Feb 1997 08:56:37 -0500
Message-Id: <199702061356.IAA09867@fhat.stat.sc.edu>
From: Anthony Rossini <rossini@math.sc.edu>
To: Martyn Plummer <plummer@iarc.fr>
Subject: Re: R-alpha: S/R & OS
In-Reply-To: <199702061341.OAA21141@hypatia.math.ethz.ch>

>>>>> "Martyn" == Martyn Plummer <plummer@iarc.fr> writes:

    Martyn> At 22:57 05/02/97, la-jassine@aix.pacwan.net wrote:
    >> Below is a short set of functions which I have been using to
    >> try to protect the rest of my code from differences among
    >> operating systems and between S and R.

    Martyn> Yes please!! This is precisely what is needed for porting
    Martyn> S-PLUS stuff to R while maintaining backward
    Martyn> compatibility

Hmm.... This is an interesting statement!

i.e. Code for R, maintaining a connection to Splus so that it would be
     "backwards compatible" :-).

Speaking of compatibility, I'd be interested in knowing whether
Scompile (recently posted to S-news) is forward-compatible with R? 

best,
-tony 
(who is seeing humor everywhere, after grading 90 stat exams)
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