[R] how about a "<p-" operator?
izahn at psych.rochester.edu
Thu Mar 31 01:16:30 CEST 2011
Well, we already have
(newobject <- somefunction()), so <p- would only save a single
keystroke at best, and none if you use an editor that auto-closes
On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 7:00 PM, Carl Witthoft <carl at witthoft.com> wrote:
> I was cursing Matlab again today (what else is new) because the default
> action for every Matlab command is to spew the result to the console, and
> one must remember to put that darn ";" at the end of every line.
> So I just wondered: was there ever a discussion as to providing some
> modified version of the "<-" and "->" operators in R to do the reverse?
> That is, since R does not print the values of a command to the console,
> what if there were an operator such that
> newobject <p- somefunction()
> would do the same as
> print(newobject <- somefunction())
> Any thoughts?
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