[R] Zero Index Origin?
arcane at arcanemethods.com
Thu Apr 1 04:31:01 CEST 2004
Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> I think it was said quite early in the thread, but since noone
> apparently listened, let me reiterate: One of the powerful indexing
> features in R is the negative index ("all, except") and x[-0] would
> lead to some complications if 0 was a true index.
Interesting. The kind of gotcha I hoped wouldn't exist.
I've thought of another one. Legacy functions that accept
indices as arguments from a 0-origin caller.
"Things should be described as simply as possible, but no
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