[ESS] knitr

Yihui Xie xie at yihui.name
Thu Jun 7 16:12:18 CEST 2012

OK, that makes sense. I'll think about it
(https://github.com/yihui/knitr/issues/269). Thanks!

Yihui Xie <xieyihui at gmail.com>
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Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
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On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Michael Lawrence
<lawrence.michael at gene.com> wrote:
> Yea, caching could work for long computations with small results. My problem
> is that the sizes of my objects are measured in gigabytes. Writing and
> loading every intermediate result would be too much I/O, even if I had the
> storage space. Thus, and for other reasons, I work interactively, not in
> "batch mode".
> My desire is in using the chunk meta language to separate the accidental
> details of saving results (like plots and caching) from the intrinsic
> details of the analysis. That is more general than generating a "report
> document". I don't want to look at the report; I'm only interested in the
> side effects.
> I realize that this is probably on the edge of knitr's scope, so thanks for
> humoring my suggestions.
> Michael

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