[R] opening a file from within a zipfile that is online

From: <toby909_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2007 15:16:24 -0700


Hi

Reading the help for ?unz I was wondering if I can read data into R from within an zipfile that is on some website, like maybe:

dtaa =
read.table(unz("http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/examples/alsm/alsm.zip","Ch01pr19.dat"))

Thanks for letting me know if you came acros such a thing before.

Toby



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