[R] seq_len

From: Joe W. Byers <ecjbosu_at_aol.com>
Date: Sat, 08 Dec 2007 00:02:16 -0600

In a post on R-devel, Prof Ripley add the following comment
| > BTW, 1:dim(names)[1] is dangerous: it could be 1:0. That was the
| > motivation for seq_len.

I use the dim(names)[1] and dim(x)[2] along with length(x) with varying levels of frustration depending on the object which I am trying to get the dimensions. I found the reference to seq_len interesting since it is a function that I have never seen (probably just missed it reading the docs).

I was hoping someone could expand on the benefits of seq_len.

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