rasmus at gmx.us
Wed Jun 6 16:48:01 CEST 2012
The following are just my opinions:
> Do we have to know what is between << and >>= in order to add knitr
> support in ESS?
It doesn't need to, but I think there are quite a few options for Knitr,
also determining stuff like graphs, so it could be helpful. Also, newer
iterations of ESS ship with auto-complete support, which could serve as
a nice interface. How to do it smartly, I am not sure. Ideally, I
guess it should just pick up whatever tags are supported 'live' (from
the 'Knitr bin' on the machine).
> As the first step of the implementation, ESS may just call
> library(knitr);knit(foo.Rnw) just like R CMD Sweave foo.Rnw.
Perhaps it would be better to just keep the generic `Sweave' + friends
buttons and make a customization option to choose either Knitr, Sweave
or something else.
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice
is no virtue
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