[R] Rpy vs RSPython

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri Oct 1 14:59:08 CEST 2004

>>>>> "Seth" == Seth Falcon <sfalcon at fhcrc.org>
>>>>>     on Thu, 30 Sep 2004 09:40:13 -0700 writes:

    Seth> On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 09:57:53AM -0400, Rajarshi Guha wrote:
    >> Rpy seems easier to get up and running with, but does anybody have any
    >> comments regarding which would be a better system to work with in the
    >> long run?

    Seth> I've been using rpy for a number of months and have been very pleased
    Seth> with it.  On the other hand, I haven't tried RSPython so I can't
    Seth> really compare.  

The (other) big difference between the two is that

 RSPython :  Python <-> R  (BI-directional)
 RPy	  :  Python  -> R  (UNI-directional).

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