[R] matrix

Paul Gilbert pgilbert at bank-banque-canada.ca
Mon Apr 24 17:37:06 CEST 2000

BDR>[This *is* well-documented in the S literature.]

Often with some exclamation marks as in "!!*%#!*!"

BV>The Matrix library is well
BV>documented and available on all systems, but as far as I can tell
BV>almost no one has even heard of it, let alone uses it.

Thanks. All these years programming Splus and R and I had never heard of

BV>It's a real pity in a way since it does offer real programming
BV>advantages, but that's how it is.

But what I really want is to be able to use drop=c(F,F,T) for a 3
dimensional array, with a default F in all dimensions. Does it do that?

BV>Moreover I detect no great clamour from users for something similar
BV>available in R.  (This may be partly because Brian would tell them to
BV>and write the jolly thing yourself it you really want it", but only

Well, one of these days when I have more time on my hands...

Paul Gilbert

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