[R] R is not for Relational

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Aug 3 14:30:46 CEST 1999

John Carter <john at dwaf-hri.pwv.gov.za> writes:

> R is not for Relational, but could be...
> I was musing on data.frames when I decided what I needed was a SQL
> like 'select' statement.
> Before I get involved in writing something like that, has anyone else
> written anything that allows a relational like algebra on data.frames?

Check if subset() does something in the right direction. What would
the select statement do, precisely? (I don't speak SQL)

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