beautifying an R package

Pierre Kleiber pkleiber at
Tue Oct 10 20:13:37 CEST 2000

Martin Maechler wrote:
> As mentioned earlier, I've also added the toggable possibility to make
> the "_" key generate the " <- " string.
> Question is: Should this (magic "_" key)
>          be *on* by default, or off [as it is now].
>          I'd vote for *on* ..
> Other opinions?
> Martin

I'm just as happy with Ctrl-= to generate " <- ".  It's just as
easy, and I have a hope (a vain hope??) that some day R and S will
divorce themselves from current use of "_" and make it available 
for use in variable names as in many other computer languages.
   Cheers, Pierre

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