[R] New unique name

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Mon Apr 19 17:31:20 CEST 2004

One possibility would be the Ruuid library in BioConductor.  I'm not
sure if the uuid library  is available (or compilable) under MS
Windows, though.   I'll be checking in a bit (weeks) if no one else

Erich Neuwirth <erich.neuwirth at univie.ac.at> writes:

> In some languages there is a function
> gensym()
> which returns a new unique name (in the current environment).
> This is quite helpful when one has to do temporary assignments.
> I could not find such a function in R.
> Is there one?
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