[R] Does R have a command for sending emails?

Barry Rowlingson B.Rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue May 10 11:25:53 CEST 2005

> Hoping this helps! (Of course, if you're not a unixoid, this
> is probably no use to you at all, and I have no idea how to
> do anything similar in Windows).

  How about an R package to talk to google's gmail service, perhaps 
leveraging an existing API, such as:


  this is written in pure python, so not only is it cross-platform but 
it should be possible to write one in pure R using HTTP calls and the like.

  you could then do statistical analysis of your gmail spam purely in R.

  or am I now getting too silly?


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