[R] A comment about R: (sort.data.frame)

Michael Prager Mike.Prager at noaa.gov
Wed Jan 4 03:29:40 CET 2006

Gabor Grothendieck wrote on 1/3/2006 2:37 PM:

>Looking at the first few queries,
>see how easy it is to take the top few in Stata whereas in R one would
>have a complex use of order.  Its not hard in R to write a function
>that would make it just as easy but its not available off the top
>of one's head though RSiteSearch("sort.data.frame") will find one
>if one knew what to search for.
Yes, R has a few peculiar gaps.  As to sort.data.frame(), it should be 
added to R base, in my opinion.  It is silly to make people download 
code for such a basic operation.


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