[R] Tcltk question for R people

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue May 20 23:19:19 CEST 2003

On Tue, 20 May 2003, Jason Fisher wrote:

> Curious to know whether the TK extensions “Tktable” and “Iwidgets” will be 
> included in future versions of R (full installation).  These are key 

On Windows?  Only if that is an offer to take over the provision and
testing of R_Tcl.zip.

> components of GUI construction and would be very useful in my current 
> R-tcltk endeavors.  I realize that I could just install a version of 
> ActiveTcl, which includes the extensions; however, my goal is to eventually 
> distribute my work keeping installation procedures at a minimum.

Um, that sounds like a very lazy approach: `let me make work for the R 
volunteers to keep my own work to a minimum'.  You seem to misunderstand 
the R project.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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