calling Splus 6 help from within emacs etc.
rossini at blindglobe.net
Sat Feb 15 23:45:07 CET 2003
Faheem Mitha <faheem at email.unc.edu> writes:
> Good grief. Proprietary software vendors... :-)
> Yes, the archives are at
> ftp://ftp.stat.math.ethz.ch/Mail-archives/ess-help/, 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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