Re: [R] Users in Ukraine & cyrillic support

From: Thomas Lumley <tlumley_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Wed 02 Mar 2005 - 08:26:56 EST

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'?

The development version (to become 2.1.0) supports a wide variety of character encodings and has facilities for translation of error/warning messages (though someone still has to do the translation).

See

   http://developer.r-project.org/descriptions.Encodings_and_R.html and

   http://developer.r-project.org/Translations.html for some descriptions

>
> Not to mention the problem that the documentation/manuals are in English.
>

This, of course, is a much bigger job and a more rapidly moving target.

         -thomas



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