Re: [Rd] seq_along and rep_along

From: Hadley Wickham <hadley_at_rice.edu>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:52:22 -0600

> I don't see the benefit of seq_along(mtcars, 1) versus seq_len(nrow(df)) in
> readability.

I like it because:

I don't think it's a huge improvement, but it is frustrating when base functionality only works with vectors, not matrices, or arrays. It would be more compelling if (e.g.) t and rev also had dimension arguments.

Hadley

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