[R] Partial matching when using $ ? Feature or bug?
Rainer M Krug
r.m.krug at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 15:20:26 CET 2012
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On 16/03/12 15:05, Sarah Goslee wrote:
>>> It's also a really good reason to use [[ in functions or anywhere there might be a chance
>>> of confusion.
>> Absolutely - I think I have to change my habit. I always prefered using $ as it seemed to me
>> more logical.
> I started out that way because it's shorter and nicer-looking code,
> but it can cause partial-matching problems,
It did just for me...
> and also LaTeX annoyances in Sweave code.
Good to know - I'll keep that in mind.
> Someday I'll go back through my packages and get rid of all the lingering $.
> R: lots of ways to do the same thing, but some of them are booby-trapped.
Absolutely - but isn't that the fun part of R?
Rainer M. Krug, PhD (Conservation Ecology, SUN), MSc (Conservation Biology, UCT), Dipl. Phys.
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