[R] Integer vs numeric

Christophe Genolini cgenolin at u-paris10.fr
Mon Jan 28 22:05:13 CET 2008

Hi the list.

I do not understand the philosophy behind numeric and integer.
 - 1 is numeric (which I find surprising)
 - 2 is numeric.
 - 1:2 is integer.
Why is that ?


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