Re: [R] What does the "<<-" operator mean?

From: Liviu Andronic <landronimirc_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 07:53:15 +0200

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 9:59 PM, Thomas Lumley <tlumley_at_uw.edu> wrote:
> The Evil and Wrong use is to modify variables in the global environment.
>
I'm a bit at a loss. Why is it so wrong and evil? In other words, how
should one modify variables in the global environment? Through the use of return()?

Regards
Liviu



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