[R] Neat way of using R for pivoting?

Patrick Burns pburns at pburns.seanet.com
Tue Sep 20 20:46:36 CEST 2005

Gabor Grothendieck wrote:

>The fact that Excel has both an interactive interface and a script-based
>interface whereas R has only a script-based interface puts it ahead, not 
>behind, R in at least some respects.

Sorry, but I can't resist:  That very much depends on if
you are doing something that is appropriate to be done
in a spreadsheet.  The set of tasks appropriate for R is
very much larger than the set appropriate for Excel.


Patrick Burns
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