[R] system.time(), sys.time() etc

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Feb 26 11:36:45 CET 2004

>>>>> "AndyL" == Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw at merck.com>
>>>>>     on Tue, 17 Feb 2004 13:03:36 -0500 writes:

    AndyL> Just do 
    AndyL> system.time <- sys.time

    AndyL> and you're good to go in S-PLUS (at least in 6.x).

yes.  This is yet another instance of S-Plus following R behind
and doing it incompatibly [with a reason ?]
{the first one I know being sd() vs stdev()}.

The historical names in S and S-PLUS where
unix.time() , then came dos.time()
whereas in R we've used system.time() from the very beginning.


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