[R] Transporting s-plus routines to R

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Jan 2 16:36:03 CET 2001

> lhomer wrote:
> I have used S-Plus for Windows for some time and have a large
> collection of personal programs. I have recently installed R-1.1.1
> under Linux. I can read the .ssc files from S-Plus into emacs and save
> to R, but this is apt to be tedious. Any shortcuts to recommend? 

Yes. If all functions used within the *.ssc files are well known by R,
simply rename the files to *.r.

> Will linux R read the _Data files from Windows S-Plus? 

There is a function in the package Rstreams (available at CRAN), which
reads some binary S-Plus files.

> Would Windows R serve as a useful intermediate transfer?

The above mentioned methods work also on Linux.

Uwe Ligges
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