[R] What does the "<<-" operator mean?

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at gmail.com
Fri Apr 22 07:53:15 CEST 2011

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 9:59 PM, Thomas Lumley <tlumley at uw.edu> wrote:
> The Evil and Wrong use is to modify variables in the global environment.
I'm a bit at a loss. Why is it so wrong and evil? In other words, how
should one modify variables in the global environment? Through the use
of return()?


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