Re: [R] questions on some operators in R

From: Jim Lemon <jim_at_bitwrit.com.au>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 21:00:01 +1000

Greg Snow wrote:
> ...
> If you really care more about saving characters or key strokes over
> clarity of expression then you should really be using APL...

I would agree with that. When I had to learn APL at university, I hated it because it was like typing hieroglyphics. Finally I bought the manual and learned what I was doing, and realized that it was pretty neat. The hitch was that you had to have a special keyboard for all the hieroglyphics, although one could probably write an interface for a QWERTY (or other layout) and use the appropriate character set.

Jim



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