[ESS] Getting history access from within an R session run by iESS

A.J. Rossini blindglobe at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 07:33:34 CEST 2005

Since this is Emacs and R, yes there is.  BUT, it's going to take
someone adding this to the API.  Not going to be simple or short to
implement.  So the general answer is "probably not".  There are other
solutions to general problem you are addressing, though.


On 9/21/05, Michael Hoffman <hoffman.mm at gmail.com> wrote:
> Richard M. Heiberger wrote:
> >>From your description, it looks like your application can get
> > the information it needs directly from the sys.*() calls,
> > and therefore doesn't need the history mechanism.
> That is true, from that description you are probably right. Thanks for
> that suggestion which I will probably implement. However I did not
> really give a full description. :) The other feature of this library is
> that it puts a timestamp in the history and also prints it on the footer
> of the plot, so one may easily find the part of the history that
> corresponds to a specific plot. This is not possible with no history.
> So is there a way of using iESS with R and keeping write access to the
> history from within R?
> --
> Michael Hoffman
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