[R] Questons about R capabilities

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed May 7 09:45:43 CEST 2003

Just a note:

>>>>> "Spencer" == Spencer Graves <spencer.graves at pdf.com>
>>>>>     on Tue, 06 May 2003 12:51:41 -0700 writes:

    Spencer> 	  Regarding the second question, did you try
    Spencer> "library(mass)" before your mvrnorm command?

it's an accident that this works -- on Windows only.
It will stop working in some future versions of R.
As Duncan Murdoch mentioned in his answer on this thread, the
correct command to activate the recommended package MASS is
        ##      ^^^^  capitalized.
As you all have learned, case does matter in the S language.

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