Downloads and installs pandoc
Downloads and installs the latest version of pandoc for Windows.
a link to the list of download links of pandoc
(default TRUE) - deprecated (kept for legacy purposes).
boolean. Should the computer be restarted after pandoc is installed? (if missing then the user is prompted for a decision)
extra parameters to pass to install.URL
pandoc is a free open source software for converting documents from many filetypes to many filetypes. For details, see http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/.
Credit: the code in this function is based on GERGELY DAROCZIs coding in his answer on the Q&A forum StackOverflow, and also G. Grothendieck for the non-XML addition to the function. I thank them both!
TRUE/FALSE - was the installation successful or not.
GERGELY DAROCZI, G. Grothendieck, Tal Galili
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## Not run: install.pandoc() ## End(Not run)
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