Re: [R] Documentation General Comments

From: esmail bonakdarian <>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 18:55:38 -0400

> I realize the R developers are probably overwhelmed and have little time
> for this, but the documentation really needs some serious reorganizaton.
> A good through description of basic variable types would help a lot,
> e.g. the difference between lists, arrays, matrices and frames.

Agreed, esp since I am right now at this moment struggling with the differences of lists, arrays and vectors. (I have two vectors that I am trying to return from a function as an array of two rows - for some reason that's not working)

I just started with the R last week , and I am trying to get up to speed with this language. And while I have many years of experience with various programming languages, many which I have learned on my own, I am encountering a number of things that are slowing me down. I have downloaded the various intro/reference materials.

I am super-happy to have found this list though, everyone seems friendly and helpful, and I am learning a lot from it. Any new/additional documentation would be much welcome.


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