Summary of mails concerning R help system

Luke Tierney
Thu, 29 Jan 1998 08:37:32 -0600 (CST)

Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
> Friedrich Leisch <> writes:
> > 4) Rdconv -t rtf  to support the windoze help format ... I definetely
> > don't have time or any motivation to do that, so if somebody wants to
> > do that, he's welcome.

A curious aside: one of the C compilers I use on Windows has all its
documentation in html files and uses a browser integrated into its
environment to read the help. The manufacturer of the compiler is
located somewhere near Seattle :-).


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