Re: [R] R is GNU S, not C.... [was "how to get or store ....."]

From: P Ehlers <ehlers_at_math.ucalgary.ca>
Date: Thu 08 Dec 2005 - 01:27:47 EST

Oh Patrick, surely German Capitalization is better!

:)

Peter

Patrick Connolly wrote:
> On Tue, 06-Dec-2005 at 04:21PM +0000, Patrick Burns wrote:
>
> |> I don't put in extraneous ';' because I maybe get a
> |> blister on my little finger.
> |>
> |> I suspect that those who find the semi-colons ugly in
> |> R do not find them ugly in C.
>
> Nor in perl, mysql or php. I quite like how R is rather different
> from those other languages. Somehow that very different look helps to
> change (me at least) into the appropriate type of thinking. It's
> somewhat akin to the difference between English and German use of
> capital letters -- each system makes perfect sense in its own context
> and are beter not mixed.
>
>



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