[R] ForTran Compiler & use of it in R / S+

Jari Oksanen jarioksa at cc.oulu.fi
Fri Nov 30 08:50:44 CET 2001

isrtdu at yahoo.com said:
>  Can you provide me with the exact URL where can i find  ForTran
> Compilers [ free / commercial / trial / shareware / evaluation copy ]
> for  WINDOWS [ Preferable ] or DOS ; and some source codes of
> different kind of  Statistical calculation making programs made /
> coded in ForTran ?

Brian Ripley tells you everything you need to know (and something more):


(this is a good URL, but not easy to find starting from Ripley's 

isrtdu at yahoo.com said:
> And how can i use a program (coded in ForTran) in R console ? Can  i
> do it in S+ too ?

... and these you can find in your R documentation (Writing 
extensions...), and I guess, S+ tells this somewhere as well.

cheers, jari oksanen

PS. `ForTran' is a nice spelling, although some claim that it really 
isn't FORTRAN unless it's all in uppercase.

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