[R] error "variable names are limited to 256 bytes" when sourcing code
bolker at ufl.edu
Wed May 26 21:08:16 CEST 2010
Barry Rowlingson <b.rowlingson <at> lancaster.ac.uk> writes:
> If a variable name can have 26 upper case + 26 lower case + 10
> numbers then the number of possible variable names is:
> which should be enough for everyone (that's probably a lower bound
> since names can have dots and underscores etc in them).
[completely off topic]
You don't really need Maxima if you're willing to work on a log
scale ... the first character has to be alphabetic, so there are
only 52 choices. I've included (26*2+10+2=64) possibilities for
the other 255 slots.
I'm not quite sure how it works, but you can get even more if
you allow back-quotes:
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