[Rd] Fwd: Understanding R's "Environment" concept

Nipesh Bajaj bajaj141003 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 20:52:01 CEST 2011

*********Initially, I posted this topic in R-help however, folks there
suggested me to post this in R-devel forum. Here is my

Hi all, I am trying to understand the R's "environment" concept
however the underlying help files look quite technical to me. Can
experts here provide me some more intuitive ideas behind this concept
like, why it is there, what exactly it is doing in R's architecture

I mainly need some non-technical intuitive explanation.


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