[R-gui] Re: [R] Feedback about SciViews?
tobias_verbeke at skynet.be
Thu May 1 09:22:37 CEST 2003
> > last year or two I've seen some very impressive platform
> > independent GUI's built with java.
> Not for R. One could argue for Python in the same light, as well.
I fully agree. Platform-independence is one thing,
freedom another. R is free-as-in-freedom-software,
so it would really be a pity not to use a powerful
free-as-in-freedom-language to build R-GUI(s), be it
Python or another one.
This being said, any project to bring R
on any computer in the world is to be praised,
but please let R as such not be contaminated with
a language that doesn't come out of the mouth
of a healthy gnu...
acolyte of service,
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