[Rd] (PR#9202) Re: Bugs with partial name matching during partial
tlumley at u.washington.edu
Wed Sep 6 00:22:49 CEST 2006
The partial matching is fairly deeply built in to complex assignment,
another example being
because as evalseq works through the nested calls on the LHS the code
being called doesn't know it is in an assignment call.
The bug is a bug. It isn't specific to data frames or to replacing only
some elements of a vector
 2 1
 2 1
It also happens when $ is replaced by [[. It looks like a failure to
duplicate. A workaround would be not to modify list elements or database
columns that don't exist ;).
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