calling Splus 6 help from within emacs etc.

A.J. Rossini rossini at
Sat Feb 15 23:45:07 CET 2003

Faheem Mitha <faheem at> writes:

> Good grief. Proprietary software vendors... :-)

No comment.

> Yes, the archives are at
>, at least up to the
> end of 2002. (The list seems to have been pretty quiet recently.) It would
> be good to have a link to this from the official home page,

Will do this week, thanks!

> BTW, have you considered setting up a searchable html archive with
> hypertext linking across messages in the same thread like the Debian
> mailing list archives (and others)?  This seems almost a standard for free
> software mailing lists.

It's really a  matter of time.   In what little  time that I have  for
software development (generally  frowned on as  an academic activity),
given the  option between R/Lisp/Python/Java  coding, or setting  up a
searchable mail archive, I try to choose the former...

>> You _CAN_ make changes locally, as well.
>> Just add the line in your .emacs file that you would've changed in
>> ess-site.el.  It ought to work.
> Yes, this is what I have done. Or rather, done for the person using Splus.
> I don't use proprietary software myself. But it is not a site-wide change.
> I assume there is no sidewide local override file?

I think there is a site-wide local override for (X)Emacs, not sure
where the distributions are putting them these days.    

I'll think about this a bit more.


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