[Rd] Cautionary tale about c (PR#695)

J.C.Rougier@durham.ac.uk J.C.Rougier@durham.ac.uk
Fri, 13 Oct 2000 16:57:09 +0200 (MET DST)

This situation arose in a computer practical this morning.  A
student overwrote "c" with a function.  This messes up lots of
things, but it is difficult to remove the function "c" from the
global environment because it is used as a function in both "rm"
and "remove".  [The solution was to reassign "c" as a number, and
then remove it.]  Would it be reasonable in "rm" and "remove" to
insist that the "c" function is got from the base?  The same
might apply to ".Internal" and "as.character", which are also


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 platform = sparc-sun-solaris2.7
 arch = sparc
 os = solaris2.7
 system = sparc, solaris2.7
 status = 
 major = 1
 minor = 1.1
 year = 2000
 month = August
 day = 15
 language = R

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