[Rd] authentication support question

Vincent Carey 525-2265 stvjc at channing.harvard.edu
Wed Mar 16 21:57:30 CET 2005

I need to obtain username and password strings from the
user of a certain process running in R.  scan() can be used
to get the strings, but the password will be echoed back as the
user types it.  Is there any way to load keyboard input
to a variable without echoing the input back to the screen?


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