Re: [R] Users in Ukraine & cyrillic support

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 02 Mar 2005 - 08:18:37 EST

As from the next release it has support of almost all human languages. Previews of that are available now.

On Tue, 1 Mar 2005, Paul Johnson wrote:

> Hello, everybody:
>
> My friends in Ukraine are starting a research lab at a national
> university and they asked what programs to use. I said "R" of course,
> and they then asked me 'what support does it have for Cyrillic'?
>
> i've done some snooping in the R website and all the references i find
> to foreign languages concern c and fortran, not Ukrainian or Russian.
> Since i'm an English-only user, I have no idea what is involved here, or
> what difficulties might be caused with non-English character sets and
> file systems.
>
> Not to mention the problem that the documentation/manuals are in English.
>
> If you have any advice that I can collect up for my friends, I would
> appreciate it.
>
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