[Rd] Embedding Xgobi into R

Martin Maechler Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Thu, 13 Apr 2000 16:45:55 +0200 (CEST)

>>>>> "Duncan" == Duncan Temple Lang <duncan@research.bell-labs.com> writes:


    Duncan> The second approach is to allow XGobi be dynamically loaded
    Duncan> into the R session as a shared library.  I started about a week
    Duncan> ago and most of that is functional (since it shares much of the
    Duncan> functionality added via the CORBA server), but I won't get back
    Duncan> to it until next week.  One of the motivations for embedding
    Duncan> XGobi into R (& S) is to look at event-loop integration, with
    Duncan> the potential to lead to connections and/or (internal) threads.
    Duncan> It would be good to know if there is any interest in having
    Duncan> this embedded version for regular use (on Unix, since it would
    Duncan> run in the R process).

I'm interested very much!

{Now showing my complete ignorance:}
I assume this would not rely on any CORBA server availability, right?

    Duncan> Otherwise it may not be worth the effort
    Duncan> packaging it up that carefully.

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