Re: [R] R loop

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Tue 07 Feb 2006 - 19:20:30 EST

Petr Pikal wrote:

> Hi
> 
> you are correct as usually. It is about 10 versions 1.2.0 - 2.2.1 and 
> as there are 2 versions per year it is about 4-5 years.
> 
> But nevertheless it seems to me as if I used R forever (and hopefully 
> it will continue)
> 
> Anyway subsetting data frames **was** similar in the old versions as 
> it is now, wasn't it?

Yes, AFAIR, and just tested in 1.2.2.

Uwe Ligges

> Cheers
> Petr
> 
> On 7 Feb 2006 at 8:56, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> 
> Date sent:      	Tue, 07 Feb 2006 08:56:10 +0100
> From:           	Uwe Ligges <ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
> Organization:   	Fachbereich Statistik, Universitaet Dortmund
> To:             	Petr Pikal <petr.pikal@precheza.cz>
> Copies to:      	r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch, ivo welch <ivowel@gmail.com>
> Subject:        	Re: [R] R loop
> 
> 

>>Petr Pikal wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Hi
>>>
>>>On 6 Feb 2006 at 15:57, ivo welch wrote:
>>>
>>>Date sent: Mon, 6 Feb 2006 15:57:30 -0500
>>>From: ivo welch <ivowel@gmail.com>
>>>To: Sean Davis <sdavis2@mail.nih.gov>
>>>Copies to: piet.vanremortel@gmail.com, r-help
>>><r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch> Subject: Re: [R] R loop
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>>>data[ data$a == "name2" ] # does not work and gives a weird
>>>>>>result, yuck
>>>>>
>>>>>data[data$a=="name2",]
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>sorry about this. I believe a few versions back, one could not
>>>>subset data frames, so I did not even check what I wrote. Works
>>>>now.
>>>
>>>
>>>It depends on what you consider few versions back. I started with R
>>>vesion 1.2.0 about 10 years
>>
>>I bet 200$ (or EUR) you have not used R 10 years ago. ;-)
>>
>>People certainly remember the 1.0.0 release at the remarkable day
>>29-FEB-2000. 1.2.0 was released in December 2000, about 5 years ago. I
>>started with 0.62.x in 1998. The oldest version I found on CRAN is a
>>pre-alpha R.sea.hqx for the Mac
>> dated 07-Nov-1996.
>>
>>
>>Uwe Ligges
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>ago and I believe that data frame
>>>subsetting was done in **very** similar manner as it is performed
>>>now.
>>>
>>>Cheers
>>>Petr
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>>Look at ?order.
>>>>
>>>>I know. This is why I suggested only that we need a wrapper that
>>>>plugs an order() functionality into the sort() function (which
>>>>fortunately points in its docs to order)---but novices would find
>>>>the sort syntax easier.
>>>>
>>>>regards,
>>>>
>>>>/iaw
>>>>
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>>>
>>>Petr Pikal
>>>petr.pikal@precheza.cz
>>>
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> 
> Petr Pikal
> petr.pikal@precheza.cz

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