[R] R under Pocket PC

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Nov 9 18:14:48 CET 2004

Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> > The Windows API on Pocket PC is quite a reduced subset 
> > compared to full Windows, so you might have problems with that.  
> But that was.  However, as I said, you would have to find a suitable 
> compiler or cross-compiler, that supports enough features (and I suspect 
> IEEE arithmetic would be a problem, especially as it is for VC++ on full 
> Windows).
> Perhaps you would like to write such a compiler, as technically there's 
> not much to stop you?

The compiler would seem to be there, basically, in the form of gcc
ports. Dealing with the platform libraries is the hard thing in my
> > PalmOS would probably be right out.  :-)
> I think you are belittling the work done to get R running on as wide a 
> range of platforms as it does.


I only saw a bit of excessive pessimism in that remark.

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