[Rd] Because it's Friday. was creating environments in package's C code
jeff.horner at vanderbilt.edu
Fri Oct 2 23:42:52 CEST 2009
Simon Urbanek wrote on 10/01/2009 11:51 AM:
> I suspect you like reinventing the wheel ;). Your NewInteger is part of
> the R API and is called ScalarInteger(). When you need something,
> chances are that R has it already, so it's worth greping through the
> headers (and sometimes even through the main sources).
I am reminded of what Robert Gentleman said at DSC 2005 during the R/S
round-chair discussion: "Brian Ripley is the only one I know who keeps R
in his frontal lobe."
I can only aspire to such greatness, Simon.
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