[R] argh .. if/else .. why?

Peter Dalgaard P.Dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Feb 15 15:49:48 CET 2010

Esmail wrote:
> Ah .. so the fact that this is inside a block (in this case a function)
> makes a difference .. I see .. well this is certainly different from other
> languages I have worked with, but the explanation is clear.

Yes. I think most people involved have realized that it was a design
blunder to have a dangling-else construct along with line-at-a-time
command-line evaluation, but it is a bit late to do anything about it.

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