[ESS] Is this useful for discriminating Sweave vs knitr docs?

Vitalie Spinu @p|nuv|t @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Apr 7 12:39:04 CEST 2015

Yeh. R studio cooking up new conventions pretty much every day. There is
also a specialized project_name.Rproj that stores all the meta data
about the project and how R studio interacts with it. If we want to be
compatible with them we will also need to parse that file.


 >>> Stephen Eglen on Tue, 07 Apr 2015 11:20:58 +0100 wrote:

 >> I agree that the ESS should use the file ocal variables approach and not
 >> use the RStudio syntax, but I would suggest that ESS can offer to *add*
 >> the file local variables if the RStudio syntax is present and possibly
 >> vice versa as well, i.e. write, in *addition* to the file local
 >> variables, the RStudio syntax as well?

 > Thanks Martin, Rainer.

 > I'm a bit wary of having two syntaxes around (think about the poor end
 > user... what if two conflicting values are provided?).

 > Any of the Rstudio team on here and wish to comment?  I'm all for trying
 > to ensure we keep our conventions together a bit more closely.
 > (Sectioning comments is another that springs to mind.)

 > Stephen

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