machine() vs .Platform$OS.type

Paul Gilbert
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 10:24:16 -0500

    o   .Platform$OS.type is standardized to be `unix', `mac' or

However, machine() still returns "Unix" rather than "unix". (I'm not
sure what it returns on other platforms.  Should I be thinking of
machine() as standardized already, or is .Platform$OS.type the preferred
standard way to check this?

Paul Gilbert

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