[R] The "--slave" option

Francesco Ariis |@-m| @end|ng |rom @r||@@|t
Fri Sep 20 06:40:05 CEST 2019

On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 03:14:44PM +1200, Richard O'Keefe wrote:
> The one thing "slave" does not mean in technology is any kind of human
> being.

At risk of repeating what someone else said, we are most likely
not dealing with a human but with a "supernatural being, often
represented as of diminutive size, but sometimes as a giant, and
fabled to inhabit caves, hills, and like places", as from
exhibit A

On Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 08:00:00AM +0200, Benjamin Lang wrote:
> Let me reiterate that it is 2019, i.e. "The Future", rather than 1970 when
> R was presumably developed, based on its atrocious syntax, documentation
> and usability (I think I only need to say "NaN", "NULL", and "NA").

I suggest not to fatten such a magical creature!

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