[R] Using POSIX?t rather than "chron" or "date"

Philippe Glaziou glaziou at pasteur-kh.org
Wed Sep 17 12:47:35 CEST 2003

Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
> Could "chron" and "date" users be heard about what
> functionality they are missing in POSIX.t ?

As a chron user, I suppose none. But I find chron more
friendly and it saves some typing.

In my opinion, as.POSIXct and most related functions have
rather complicated names to type, which make them prone to
typos. Typos slow down the thinking.

Philippe Glaziou
Pasteur Institute of Cambodia

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