[Rd] Where does L come from?
henrik@bengt@@on @ending from gm@il@com
Sat Aug 25 15:48:35 CEST 2018
Not that it brings closure, but there's also
On Sat, Aug 25, 2018, 06:40 Marc Schwartz via R-devel <r-devel using r-project.org>
> On Aug 25, 2018, at 9:26 AM, Hadley Wickham <h.wickham using gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Would someone mind pointing to me to the inspiration for the use of
> > the L suffix to mean "integer"? This is obviously hard to google for,
> > and the R language definition
> > (https://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/r-release/R-lang.html#Constants)
> > is silent.
> > Hadley
> The link you have above, does reference the use of 'L', but not the
> There is a thread on R-Help from 2012 ("Difference between 10 and 10L"),
> where Prof. Ripley addresses the issue in response to Bill Dunlap and the
> In searching, I also found the following thread on SO:
> which had a link to the R-Help thread above and others.
> Marc Schwartz
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