[R] Problems with rlm
jfox at mcmaster.ca
Wed Apr 7 20:32:23 CEST 2004
Dear Ed and Erin,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Ed Hagen
> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 12:51 PM
> To: Erin Hodgess; r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch; andy_liaw at merck.com
> Subject: Re: [R] Problems with rlm
> Erin Hodgess wrote:
> > Please don't use c as a vector name. There is a function c
> and that
> > function gets overwritten.
Actually, that's not right. A variable named c in the workspace won't shadow
the function c() in the base package (and certainly won't overwrite it):
> c <- 1
> c(c, 2)
 1 2
> Thanks for that tip. I was actually using different variable
> names in my script, but simplified them for the posting.
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