RE: [Rd] R-intro

From: Gorjanc Gregor <>
Date: Sun 02 Jan 2005 - 11:23:21 EST

Nice. So, I was successfull afterall!

Thanks again to all R developers for such a usefull program. Happy new year with small number of bugs and many new functions ;)

Lep pozdrav / With regards,
    Gregor GORJANC

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-----Original Message-----
From: Duncan Murdoch []
Sent: sob 2005-01-01 20:04
To: Uwe Ligges
Cc: Gorjanc Gregor; Kjetil Brinchmann Halvorsen;
Subject: Re: [Rd] R-intro
On Sat, 01 Jan 2005 17:24:33 +0100, Uwe Ligges
<> wrote:

>Gorjanc Gregor wrote:
>> The problem is that there is no file I belive that for first impression or example session, things should work.
>Have you read from the beginning in Appendix A? It says:
>"Login, start your windowing system. You should also have the file
>'' in your working directory. If not, seek the local expert
>(or get it yourself from the 'datasets/data' subdirectory of the default
>R library tree). If you have, proceed."
>The point is that we cannot get the file anymore from "datasets/data",
>because since the days of R-2.0.0 we have the data in package "datasets"
>lazy loaded and the file "" is not available in binary
>installations. Hence it is a bug.
>Possible solution:
>We could copy the file to something like
>It would also make sense to simplify the Appendix A stuff in R-intro,
>because this is (well, has been) a more or less frequently asked
>question (I wonder why nobody has asked during the last 3 months ....):
>filename <- file.path(.find.package("datasets"), "intro", ""))
>mm <- read.table(filename)
>Uwe Ligges
Good suggestions. I'll make the changes in R-patched. Duncan Murdoch ______________________________________________ mailing list
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