[R] a < b < c is alway TRUE
till.baumgaertel at epost.de
Fri Jul 6 16:57:03 CEST 2001
> Why would you expect 1 > 1 to be True?
i didnt't realize TRUE<-1
i thought TRUE was something like INF or so, because normally the following is
false (like Duncan wrote):
> In R like C, FALSE is 0 and TRUE is 1
normally in C you define somewhat like
#define FALSE ((unsigned long) 0)
#define TRUE (~((unsigned long) 0))
(ok, there are more aesthetic ways, you can use "signed",...)
but using binary negation makes much sense in many ways. so in C TRUE evaluates
to max( long) (if you use the unsigned variant), and in fact i thought this
would be the implementation in R as well...
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