[R] Does "sink" stand for anything?

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Fri Apr 16 09:21:30 CEST 2010

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 1:49 AM, Sharpie <chuck at sharpsteen.net> wrote:

> Sink captures R output and directs it elsewhere- common places are a file or
> device such as /dev/null
> Personally it always connected with the concept of a "sink" in a
> mathematical system as something that removes constituants from the system.

 Also, note that 'sink' has nothing to do with floating point numbers...

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