[R] readSfile (Rstreams)
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 25 11:41:06 CEST 2001
On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Agustin Lobo wrote:
> The manual entry for readSfile states:
> "Not all S-PLUS objects can be handled in the current version. The most
> frequently encountered exceptions are functions and expressions"
> I have quite a number of functions writen in Splus for Unix version 3.x
> and saved as binary files. It would be quite difficult for me to
> find a machine runing that version (*) to make a dump and save to ascii.
> Is there any way I could read in R the Splus functions in binary format?
You could try it and see.
But expecting one package to read another's internal format for functions
is asking a great deal, and to ask a free package to read a commercial
one's proprietary format is asking even more.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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