R in WebAssembly

R is a popular statistics-oriented language. An in-browser version of the language is now in development. This version patches the official R repository and adds browser tooling. We are unsure whether this version of R can be run in standalone WebAssembly runtimes like Wasmtime or Wamr.

At one point there was an interesting conversation about WebAssembly on the R language Subreddit. As far as we know, nothing came of it. But to settle one of the debates on that thread, yes, it appears Fortran can be compiled to Wasm

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