Re: [R] what is best for scripting?

From: Josť Matos <>
Date: Sat 03 Dec 2005 - 09:21:40 EST

On 02/12/05, paul sorenson <> wrote:


> I usually dump data from Python to R in CSV format. I call R scripts
> from Python and about the only trick I use here is to read in an R
> script template and perform string variable expansion (interpolation in
> Perl) before sending it to an R process. See attached for example. For
> various reasons I have not used the R-Python bindings.

  In this case I prefer to use rpy (look for it in sourceforge), it allow to call R directly from python,
with the main advantage that the resulting objects are really python objects, and vice-versa
calling R with python objects will convert them to R objects.

 It works quite well for me. :-)

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