[R] Subset and order

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Sat Jul 6 00:12:24 CEST 2013

David Carlson <dcarlson <at> tamu.edu> writes:

> It may be that single and efficient are opposing goals. Two steps
> lets you create the subset and then just order each query.
> Alternatively, if the data do not change often, create an ordered
> version and query that.

   I don't know the data.table package well, but it seems as though 
this might be an appropriate job for it.

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