[R] two small wishes for R

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Wed Oct 30 21:28:53 CET 2002

On Wed, 30 Oct 2002, Jason Liao wrote:

> 1. allows underscore as part of a variable name

Not (yet) possible. Underscore is currently an alternative to <-.
Allowing it as part of variable names is the reason that _ for assignment
now gives a warning in 1.6.0.  It's a fairly major change, though.

> 2. Uses C or Java style comments mark.

This is also a fairly major change to the grammar, not really a small wish

If you want Java, you know where to find it.


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