[R] Staging area for data before read into R

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 21:57:31 CEST 2008

On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 3:18 PM, Ted Byers <r.ted.byers at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are tradeoffs no matter what route you take.
> You can do validation in Access as you can in Excel, but Excel is not
> designed to manage data where Access is, and both are crippled by their
> dependance on VB (a seriouusly broken language: fine for scripting MS

Excel can do validation without VB.  For example, you can restrict
data to a certain range of dates, limit choices by using a list, or
make sure that only positive whole numbers are entered all without
any VB.

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