[Rd] assign, documentation (PR#1434)
Thu, 4 Apr 2002 13:57:26 +0100 (BST)
On Thu, 4 Apr 2002 Martin.Schlather@uni-bayreuth.de wrote:
> The help for `assign' says
> In all the assignment operator expressions, `x' can be a name or
> an expression defining a part of an object to be replaced (e.g.,
> `z[]'). The name does not need to be quoted, though it can be.
> So I would expect that by
> the first component of a gets the value 2, but the object "a" is
> Could this be clarified in the documentation?
Could you suggest how? You quoted an *expression*, and the page refers to
quoting a *name*, so I don't know that I see the crux here.
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