[R] ascii load file ( was Re: none)
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 7 18:57:47 CET 2000
> Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 17:34:37 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Jonathan Myles <mylesj at icrf.icnet.uk>
> I've now got a colleague at MRC-BSU to compress it, and email it as an
> attachment to my UNIX machine, where I uncompressed it and then ftp'ed
> it in ascii format to my laptop. So it doesn't seem to be an ascii/bin
> issue ...
Is it possible to get a binary version of this (a .Rdata)? Unless
you had strange machines at MRC-BSU, it should be in XDR and cross-platform
Ross did once say that ASCII save/load was only for testing,
so I would regard XDR saves as more reliable.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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