[R] [FORGED] Export R output in Excel
john.archie.mckown at gmail.com
Fri Dec 30 13:42:39 CET 2016
On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 4:32 PM, Erich Subscriptions <
erich.subs at neuwirth.priv.at> wrote:
> Just a very brief footnote.
> I is easy to write badly structured spreadsheets.
> But if people dong this would not have spreadsheets
> and be forded to write code, they probably also
> would write badly structured code.
Very true. There is a very old quote: "You can write FORTRAN in any
language." Basically FORTRAN was, I think, the very first "high level"
language (1957 - COBOL was in 1959) and it had very poor (NO) structuring.
Coding it in is much like writing a bad mathematical proof (yes, I know
FORTRAN). When better languages came along, the original programmers wrote
code in the "if it were only FORTRAN" mode.
> There is a lot of bad R code around also!
Heisenberg may have been here.
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