R --quiet

Pierre Kleiber pkleiber at honlab.nmfs.hawaii.edu
Fri Apr 21 01:07:50 CEST 2000

"A.J. Rossini" wrote:
> Hmm... That is one approach.  The other is to provide an easy
> customization mechanism for creating new "types" of running processes
> (i.e. with particular starting arguments).  It isn't too hard if you
> know emacs lisp (copy "(defun R ...)" and replace the prompt with a
> set value), but it's an ugly hack.
> We probably could include examples of such in the next version of ESS
> (i.e. you'd copy and edit a WELL DOCUMENTED and EXPLAINED version in
> ess-site.el).   Would this help?
> Then you'd do:
>         M-x my-R-1   (or "emacs -f my-R-1"), or rich's version...
> Where my-R-1 is the version with a particular set of starting
> arguments.

Yes... I think that would help.  Thanks for your suggestion.  Of course
R would only allow --quiet or other options to be set by environment
similar to R_NSIZE and R_VSIZE, then there'd be no problem.

Cheers, Pierre

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