[R-SIG-Mac] learning R

baptiste auguie baptiste.auguie at googlemail.com
Sat Dec 11 14:22:30 CET 2010

On 11 December 2010 13:54, Pfister <pfister at uni-lueneburg.de> wrote:
> So a "steep" learning curve implies "easy to learn"

Shouldn't that be "quick to learn"?

My own experience with R would suggest that easy and quick are not
always synonymous (eureka moment). I tend to think the R learning
curve qualifies as steep because it elevates you rapidly, if you are
able to rise with it, and also because it can be difficult to follow.

Just my two cents,


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