[R] Adding labels to variables

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Aug 25 22:36:43 CEST 2004

"Mike Prager" <Mike.Prager at noaa.gov> writes:

> At 01:01 PM 08/25/2004, Raubertas, Richard wrote:
> >As long as the function to load a package is called *library*,
> >I think your campaign to change common usage is doomed to failure.

Who says it's common usage? It is of course a common fallacy to think
that everyone else makes the same mistakes as you do... 
> Yes, and it's also annoyingly hard to remember -- at least for those
> of us who don't eat, sleep, and breathe R.

There's a good chance that R-2.x will introduce usePackage() and
eventually remove library() as a tool for loading packages. 

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