[R] Re: how to define functions in such a situation

From: Hu Chen <chencheva_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue 07 Jun 2005 - 22:58:20 EST

I got a dirty way to solve this.
write a temp .R source file including these new functions, then
>source(this_temp_file)

but I don't know if there are some temp directory for R to store temp files?

On 6/7/05, Hu Chen <chencheva@gmail.com> wrote:
> hi R folks,
> I need read a file from hardisk or www web. Then I need to define some
> new functions according to the contents of the read file.
> For example, i need write a package name "mypackage" like this:
> >library(mypackage)
> >read(some_file_on_web) #to see its content, suppose it contains:
> eat.drink.sleep
> then 3 new functions need to be created and usable.
> the problem is, how could I create functions after executing
> ">library(mypackage)" and make these new functions visible and usable
> immediately?
>
> Any information are appreciated. forgive me if this question is very
> stupid. but I really need help.
> Thank you all.
>



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