[R] R and ViM
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 18 19:05:25 CEST 2006
yOn Tue, 18 Apr 2006, Ted.Harding at nessie.mcc.ac.uk wrote:
> On 18-Apr-06 Sundar Dorai-Raj wrote:
>> Michael Graber wrote:
>>> I'm starting to learn R, but I'm already programing for
>>> a while, using ViM as editor. Therefore I'd like to be
>>> able to use R together with ViM.
>> Try RSiteSearch('vim editor') at the R prompt. I got 28 hits.
> And, out of interest (being a vim addict), I did that, getting
> > RSiteSearch('vim editor')
> A search query has been submitted to http://search.r-project.org
> The results page should open in your browser shortly
> which it duly did. However -- and this is what's interesting --
> I entered the command in R running on my machine B, at which
> I'm sitting.
> This machine B is independently displaying the Firefox browser
> running on Machine C (via X Windows; Linux on both machines).
> And that's the browser where the search results appeared.
> So R running on B can hijack Firefox on C. How does it know?
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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