[R] questions on some operators in R

Patrick Burns pburns at pburns.seanet.com
Sat Jun 19 13:14:21 CEST 2010

On 19/06/2010 12:00, Jim Lemon wrote:
> Greg Snow wrote:
>> ...
>> If you really care more about saving characters or key strokes over
>> clarity of expression then you should really be using APL...

I think maybe it is K rather than APL.


> I would agree with that. When I had to learn APL at university, I hated
> it because it was like typing hieroglyphics. Finally I bought the manual
> and learned what I was doing, and realized that it was pretty neat. The
> hitch was that you had to have a special keyboard for all the
> hieroglyphics, although one could probably write an interface for a
> QWERTY (or other layout) and use the appropriate character set.
> Jim
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