[R] [SPAM] Re: The "--slave" option

Stephen Ellison S@E|||@on @end|ng |rom LGCGroup@com
Fri Sep 20 16:29:04 CEST 2019

> Sure, it's a silly example, but it makes about as much sense as using
> "slave" to mean "quiet". 
It doesn't. It's a set of options chosen for when R is called as a slave process from a controlling process, and in that it is a reasonable description of the circumstance.

--quiet is a separate command line option with different effect.

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