[Bioperl-l] The Power of R
cjfields at illinois.edu
Wed Jan 7 08:26:14 EST 2009
Not to bash this, as it is a decent piece of software, but... : >
1) Painful to install, and doesn't support a local perl installation
(keeps attempting to go back and use my 5.8.8 instead of my local 5.10).
2) Not on CPAN.
3) Though this is supposed to be bidirectional, R from Perl is not
well supported and apparently does not work for Windows.
4) Doesn't appear to be well-supported in general.
I do not intend on writing a full perl suite for R/BioC analyses if I
end up having to work around problems with the critical module.
On Jan 6, 2009, at 11:34 PM, Boris Umylny wrote:
> What do you think of RSPerl (http://www.omegahat.org/RSPerl/)?
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Fields" <cjfields at illinois.edu
> To: "Mark A. Jensen" <maj at fortinbras.us>
> Cc: <bioperl-l at lists.open-bio.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [Bioperl-l] The Power of R
>> Now if we can only get a decent Perl-R interface which isn't a PITA
>> to install...
>> On Jan 6, 2009, at 9:33 PM, Mark A. Jensen wrote:
>>> So says the New York Times:
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