[ESS] [R] ESS and Emacs

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri Dec 30 21:21:08 CET 2005

>>>>> "John" == John Fox <jfox at mcmaster.ca>
>>>>>     on Fri, 30 Dec 2005 11:32:15 -0500 writes:

    John> Dear Paul and Mark,
    John> I've just taken a look at the current XEmacs setup program for Windows, and
    John> it has changed significantly since the document to which you referred was
    John> last updated (about a year ago). In particular, the XEmacs setup no longer
    John> gives you the option to install all packages, as I recommended. Among these
    John> is ess, which is not in the small set of packages that XEmacs currently
    John> installs, nor does ess seem to be available via the packages tool in XEmacs.

    John> I'm copying this response to the ESS help list, and will remove the
    John> XEmacs/ESS document on my web site so that people aren't further misled.

in addition to Tony's explanation...
{and I hope you don't hate me for stating "the obvious":}
it would probably still be more useful if you *updated*  your
page instead of removing it....

{who has a link on the ESS web page which points to John's page...}

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