[ESS] need help locating an old thread

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Tue Feb 8 00:00:03 CET 2011

hi Erik,

I think you are referring to the work of Christophe Rhodes
<csr21 at cantab.net> -- working with sockets via SLIME.

Christophe: how is the project going?

Erik Iverson <eriki at ccbr.umn.edu> wrote:

> Dear list,
> I have searched the archives and google, but can find
> no mention of a certain thread I'm fairly sure I read
> on ESS-help in the past.
> I believe it involved someone who re-implemented the
> inferior R process to use a different sort of mechanism
> than comint, possibly streams (?).
> I recall going to a link on their web site where there
> were some screen shots of what kinds of things could
> be done by using this different system.
> I know the project was definitely 'alpha' status and
> I haven't heard of it since then.  But I can find no
> hits in the archive to what I'm thinking of.
> I'm guessing this was in the last year or two for sure.
> Does that ring any bells with anyone? Sorry for the
> incomplete (at best...) description.
> --Erik
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