Re: R-alpha: S/R & OS

Martyn Plummer (
Thu, 06 Feb 1997 14:45:22 +0100

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Date: Thu, 06 Feb 1997 14:45:22 +0100
From: Martyn Plummer <>
Subject: Re: R-alpha: S/R & OS

At 22:57 05/02/97, wrote:

>Below is a short set of functions which I have been using to try to protect 
>the rest of my code from differences among operating systems and 
>between S and R.
>Paul Gilbert

Yes please!! This is precisely what is needed for porting S-PLUS stuff to R
while maintaining backward compatibility, and it contains lots of other really
useful stuff. I suggest that this suite of functions be made available as
a  library under both S-PLUS and R.

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