Re: [R] Dynamic Dictionary Data Type?

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 03 Jun 2005 - 02:17:19 EST

On 6/2/05, Prof Brian Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Jun 2005, hadley wickham wrote:
>
> >> An environment is a hash table, and copying occurs only on modification,
> >> when any language would have to copy in this context.
>
> Caveat: the default is new.env(hash=FALSE), so an environment is a hash
> table in one sense but not necessarily so in the strict sense.

Can you expand on this? When would one use hash = TRUE vs. the default?



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