A.J. Rossini rossini at
Mon Jun 19 19:24:28 CEST 2000

>>>>> "RH" == Rich Heiberger <rmh at> writes:

    RH> The place to look for information on changing the default
    RH> value of ess-dump-filename-template and related variables is
    RH> in the info.  C-h i ess dump file variables

    RH> and then follow the linked references.

    RH> I personally have never used this feature of ESS.  There are
    RH> two styles of maintaining source code.  The style that uses
    RH> ess-dump-filename-template assumes the S object in .Data is
    RH> real and that the text version in the dump file is temporary.

    RH> I use the style that says the text is the myfile.s file is
    RH> real and the object in .Data is temproary.  Therefore I do all
    RH> my development of functions in the text file and use C-c C-n
    RH> or C-c C-r to move lines or functions into S or R as needed.
    RH> When the functions work correctly I save the file myfile.s (in
    RH> the appropriate directory) and the task is done.

    RH> There is some discussion of these two styles in ess-site.el.

As well as in doc/README.S...? (I can't recall the name, though).

I'll look at this wednesday.


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