[R] read.csv from a remote machine

Olga Lyashevska olga at herenstraat.nl
Tue Aug 4 19:50:44 CEST 2009

Thanks Barry and Steve,

>> I am trying to import data with read.csv and my file is on remote  
>> machine.
>> I believe that I need to open a connection, not sure about syntax  
>> though.
> Probably works with ftp: too. How remote is it?

In fact it is a bit more complicated.
I am working on a Mac machine, from this machine I establish ssh with a  
Linux machine. I run R on Linux, while all my data files are stored on  
Mac. So in this case although physically I am using Mac, it is in fact  
remote. I hope it answers your question.

Thanks again,

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