[Rd] joining columns as in a relational database
bates at stat.wisc.edu
Wed Jun 25 03:46:23 MEST 2003
Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz at medanalytics.com> writes:
> On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 18:07, Douglas Bates wrote:
> > Several questions:
> > - Am I duplicating existing functionality?
> Prof. Bates,
> Perhaps I am not seeing all of the details but a quick (perhaps too
> quick) review would suggest that merge(), which is in base, would at
> least be a parallel function.
No, you are seeing better than I. I had not thought to look up merge
- I only thought of join. I can use merge. The answer to my first
question is that I am duplicating functionality.
It was an interesting exercise. Thanks for pointing out merge.
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