[Rd] Computer algebra in R - would that be an idea??

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 21:27:39 CEST 2005

On 7/17/05, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
> On 17 July 2005 at 20:55, Ayal Pinkus wrote:
> | > R builds fine under Windows (though you need to pay attention to
> [...]
> | Ok. Unfortunately I work on a Mac OS X at home (I have access to
> | Windows, MS DevStudio
> Why didn't you say so earlier? :)
> I don't do Mac OS X, so can't help. There is a special interest group
> r-sig-mac with its own mailing list -- ask there. But several R Core members
> develop on Mac OS X as well so it seem fair to infer that it is possible.
> | If I understood correctly you go the COM route for integration on
> | Windows?
> I doubt that.

Actually, via addon packages, COM support is very good in R.  In fact there 
are two different roughly comparable packages that provide COM support 
(both client and server).  I have used the client package of both and they both
seem to work well.

1. rcom at:
which also has its own mailing list:

2. various omegahat packages at:

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