[R] mozilla and R -- again
tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Mar 28 02:19:25 CET 2003
On Thu, 27 Mar 2003, Frank E Harrell Jr wrote:
> With all the problems using java-based search on Linux I was wondering
> why java was needed. Could this have been done more simply? I am not
> very knowledgeable about java so please forgive me if the answer is
Well, the searching needs a search program to be run, triggered by
something you do in the browser.
This requires either a program that can run in the browser (Java, as
way of calling R from the browser (even worse).
Better solutions would seem to require either R doing the HTML rendering
or R running an HTTP server. Neither is out of the question, but it isn't
straightforward. Stata uses the former solution and I believe SAS uses
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