[R] unix

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Nov 6 15:02:46 CET 2000

Meriema Belaidouni <meriema at info.univ-angers.fr> writes:

> ls
> cd ..
> In matlab this possible by adding "!"
> !ls
> !cd ..

Use system("ls"). We've had the "!" convention at some point, but as I
remember it, people got tired of having it kick in unexpectedly where
logical "not" was intended, and we decided that it was probably a bad
idea to have a syntactically correct R expression do something
completely different when it happened to sit at the beginning of a line...

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