Re: [R] where does R search when source()?

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Sun 11 Jul 2004 - 21:58:06 EST

On Sat, 10 Jul 2004 23:28:39 -0400, "Shin, Daehyok" <> wrote:

>Considering replies to my question, typical practices of R users seem:
>1. Creating a special function to source frequently used scripts.

That's not right. The practice I was describing is to have frequently used code in a function, not in a script.

>2. Creating a personal package containing frequently used scripts.

And here it would be frequently used *functions*.
>Both of them needs additional steps to edit the function or to
>create/install the package
>when a script file is edited or added.

There's no additional step. You write the function and use it.

Duncan Murdoch mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Sun Jul 11 22:07:43 2004

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