[R] Lexical scoping

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Thu Nov 6 18:12:47 CET 2003

Comparing SPlus and R: a lesson in lexical scoping. If you consider to move to S, be aware of the following.

Consider the piece of code:

f <- function(x) {
  g <- function(y) {
    x + y

What would be the result of calling f(10)? Try it in SPlus. They are too professional to make their product work well...


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