[R] can help.start() point to a http:// style url rather than ~/.R/doc etc

Walter Tautz wtautz at math.uwaterloo.ca
Mon Jan 8 16:21:14 CET 2001

In our situation we sometimes run netscape from a another platform via
ssh and so
the machine netscape is running on may not contain any R software and
having it look into the users ~/.R will not work. I would like to have
easy way
to specificy a documentation root which is an actual URL. I s there a
I can specify in the configuration. Failing that can the source file
./src/library/base/R/unix/help.start.R seems to be relevant as does the


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