[R] Coding style query (braces)

From: Mike Prager <mike.prager_at_noaa.gov>
Date: Wed 25 Oct 2006 - 20:44:23 GMT

Re: placement of braces and "else" clauses. At the R prompt, I believe their placement must avoid causing a syntactically complete statement at the wrong place. This can results in what might be considered rather awkward looking code.

IF it is known that code will be used via sourcing a script only, is there any potential problem with placing braces as shown below ?

xxx <- function()

	if (x > 3)
		... if statements here ...
		... else statements here ...

}	# end function

This is code that I would like to work not just now, but in years to come.

Comments appreciated.

Mike Prager, NOAA, Beaufort, NC

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