[R] a knitr question

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 13:34:02 CEST 2014

On 30/07/2014, 11:12 PM, Yihui Xie wrote:
> No. That is not my suggestion. Joshua Wiley correctly explained what I
> was suggesting. Prompts are useful in the R console, but not
> necessarily in a report.

Okay, then we agree.  For Erin's purpose (teaching), it is helpful to
beginners if the document looks the same as what they see in the
console.  More sophisticated users don't need the prompts.

Duncan Murdoch

> Regards,
> Yihui
> --
> Yihui Xie <xieyihui at gmail.com>
> Web: http://yihui.name
> On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 6:47 PM, Duncan Murdoch
> <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So your suggestion is that the R console should not prompt for input?
>> Do you know of *any* interactive system which doesn't prompt for input?
>>  How would users be able to tell the difference between R waiting for
>> input, and R busy on the last calculation?
>> Duncan Murdoch

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