[Rd] row.names, rownames; colnames, no col.names?

A.J. Rossini rossini@blindglobe.net
11 Dec 2000 10:49:11 -0800

There's a bit of a symmetry issue, which may or may not be important
(led to 15 seconds of confusion until I got my bearings straight): 

row.names, rownames; colnames, no col.names? 

I _NOW_ realize the difference between row.names and rownames, but
is there any reason not to have col.names for re-naming columns in a

(if there is, I don't particular need to know it, but it might make a
nice FAQ).


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