[R] Is = now the same as <- in assigning values
ekologkonsult at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 09:56:05 CET 2008
Thank you all for the reply. I´ll start using <-.
University of Warsaw.
2008/12/16 Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck at gmail.com>:
> In most cases <- and = are the same yet its not always
> true so its safest to use <- for assignment.
> Check this out:
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 4:26 PM, Petter Hedberg <ekologkonsult at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I´m a PhD student at the University of Warsaw, and have started using R.
>> In many books they specify to use <- instead of = when assigning
>> values, and this is also mentioned in older posts on the R website.
>> However, it seams to me that some update has occured, becuase I
>> continously get the same result wether I use <- or =.
>> I would be extremely helpful for any answer to this.
>> = seams more intuitive, so I assumed that an update had been made due
>> to popular demand and that was why I get the same output wether I use
>> <- or =.
>> Best regards,
>> Petter Hedberg
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