[R] Weird problem with median on a factor

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Sun Nov 2 15:40:14 CET 2003

On 02 Nov 2003 12:50:37 +0100, you wrote:

>(Arguably, sorting an unordered factor ought to Verboten as well,

No, arbitrarily assigning an ordering and using that to sort is a
useful thing in many situations, e.g. searching.  

Duncan Murdoch

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