submission method "none" of -- interaction with ESS ?

Prof Brian Ripley Prof Brian Ripley <>
Thu, 8 Apr 1999 15:22:43 +0100 (BST)

> R for unix then ought to have an --ess flag, the way Windows does, to
> prevent such occurrences, and we can handle things appropriately (and
> better!) in ESS.

At present it does nothing visible. The best idea is I think for ESS to
set an environment variable which the R code can check for. As in

if(getenv("R_UNDER_ESS")) options(editor="gnuclient")

(Martin: you can have gnuclient on Solaris, I believe.)

Brian D. Ripley,        
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