[R] argv[0] --- again

David Scott d.scott at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Apr 4 00:05:14 CEST 2006

On Mon, 3 Apr 2006, ivo welch wrote:

> hi gabor:  thank you very much.  how do you know this stuff?  I just
> looked at the contributors() list, and you are not on it.  may I
> highly suggest that a wrapper for this become part of the R base?  it
> should also have a link from the commandArgs() help page to whatever
> this function should be called.
> regards,
> /iaw

I am amazed at the stuff Gabor knows. After I jokingly suggested R manuals 
were his bedtime reading he pretty much agreed: he reads documentation and 

He is in any case an extraordinary resource, and his contributions to this 
list are second to none. He has my vote of appreciation.

David Scott

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