Re: [R] Does R have a command for sending emails?

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 10 May 2005 - 14:43:31 EST

On Mon, 9 May 2005, Fernando Saldanha wrote:

> Is there a way to have an R program send an email?

No. There have been proposals to do this, but it is highly OS-specific, and also likely to hit security issues.

You could take a look at what bug.report() does (which is nothing on some platforms).

> Something like this:
>
> address <- 'abc@d.com'
> text <- 'This is the email body'
> send.email(address, text)

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