[Rd] data() misbehaving inside a function
Kurt.Hornik at wu-wien.ac.at
Fri Oct 17 09:51:54 MEST 2003
>>>>> A J Rossini writes:
> Kurt Hornik <Kurt.Hornik at wu-wien.ac.at> writes:
> <Martin wrote re dropping unquoted function args from packages/data>
>>> Definitely not worth the pain (I *know* I'd hear ... comments from
> I might be one of them. You'll hear my screams for weeks...
[Fortunately, you're mostly in Seattle ...]
>> Actually, I do think it is worth the pain. The way I understand it, we
>> have a strategic decision to gradually eliminate non-standard eval.
> and for better or worse, I actually agree with Kurt. Most languages
> don't let you do non-standard eval regularly, and in R/S, it is used
> "regularly". I don't think that the added complexity is worth the
> convenience of saving 2 keystrokes.
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