Re: [R] The meaning of functional language

From: hadley wickham <h.wickham_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed 19 Oct 2005 - 00:15:36 EST

> It's often heard that the S language is a functional language.But What's the exact meaning of this termology in the context of S language?

For general computer science definitions, wikipedia is normally useful: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functional_language

Hadley



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