calling Splus 6 help from within emacs etc.
rossini at blindglobe.net
Sat Feb 15 20:29:31 CET 2003
Faheem Mitha <faheem at email.unc.edu> writes:
> Dear People,
> Some small issues...
> 1) When trying to run help for Splus 6 on Linux from inside emacs
> I get
> emacsclient: can't find socket; have you started the server?
> When running this command on the shell, Splus starts up lynx(!). My
> question is whether anything can be done to make this work inside emacs.
Which version of Emacs? Which version of ESS?
> 2) Also, I wanted to point out that ESS currently assumes that the Splus
> binary is called Splus6. In fact (at least for Linux) it is called Splus.
> Would you consider changing this?
I hate it when inciteful does that... You _CAN_ change it, read the
comments in the file ess-site.el...
> 3) Is the ESS-help mailing list available in archived form? There does not
> appear to be a link from the web page.
It should be somewhere at http://stat.math.ethz.ch/, I'm not sure of
the exact location. If anyone finds it first, let me know, else I'll
find it sometime after I return to work Tuesday.
A.J. Rossini Rsrch. Asst. Prof. of Biostatistics
U. of Washington Biostatistics rossini at u.washington.edu
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