[Rd] Connections patch

Jeffrey Horner jeff.horner at vanderbilt.edu
Thu Nov 2 20:38:34 CET 2006

I've implemented an R Connections API for packages writers and those 
embedding R into other systems. The patch is here:


and I've started an R wiki for discussion here:


Main points:

1) C code can create new connections and pass them back to R.

2) R code can utilize them just like existing connections.

3) C code can also utilize them.

3) stdin, stdout, and stderr connections can be replaced with something 

Comments much appreciated,


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