R-beta: Windows version of R

Rashid Nassar rnassar at acpub.duke.edu
Wed Sep 2 00:06:39 CEST 1998

On Mon, 31 Aug 1998, Douglas Steele wrote:
> In article <x2lno5z16y.fsf at blueberry.kubism.ku.dk>, Peter Dalgaard BSA
> <p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk> writes
> >I think a better bet is Guido's port of R-0.61.3.
> For what its worth, I certainly agree.  I have not found Guido's port to
> crash once.  Also, with Mingw installed its not too difficult to get
> dll's working etc.  There isn't a history mechanism yet, but that may be
> available with his next port, which apparently is due soon.
> -- 
> Douglas Steele

Yes I've been using that version on both a Windows 3.1 and Windows95 with 
no problems (only bug I came across is that round()  doesn't seem to work 

While not as nice as the unix mechanism, there is a substitute history
mechanism that I find rather nice: go to a previous command, press
shift-end to highlight the command, then alt-x to print it on the command


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