Re: [R] Digest reading is tedious

From: A.J. Rossini <blindglobe_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed 10 Aug 2005 - 04:03:04 EST

Trevor -

There's a wonderful feature in gnus (the emacs information (including mail) reader), that "bursts" digests into subparts for reading (and hence, easy access). I think there are other similar tools as well for other mail readers.

best,
-tony

On 8/9/05, Trevor Hastie <hastie@stanford.edu> wrote:
> Like many, I am sure, I get R-Help in digest form. Its easy enough to
> browse the
> subject lines, but then if an entry interests you, you have to embark
> on this tedious search or scroll to find it.
> It would be great to have a "clickable" digest, where the topics list
> is a set of pointers, and clicking on a topic
> takes you to that entry. I can think of at least one way to do this via
> web pages, but I bet those with
> more web skills than me can come up with an elegant solution.
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-- 
best,
-tony

"Commit early,commit often, and commit in a repository from which we can easily
roll-back your mistakes" (AJR, 4Jan05).

A.J. Rossini
blindglobe@gmail.com

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