[R] Looping and break

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.CA.us
Tue Mar 3 04:08:12 CET 2015

Sigh. To be positive is to be wrong at the top of one's lungs. Next I will be told R has a goto statement.
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On March 2, 2015 6:23:57 PM PST, Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
>On 03/03/15 15:04, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
>> Your example is decidedly not expressed in R, though it looks like
>> you tried. Can you provide the hand-computed result that you are
>> trying to obtain?
>> Note that the reason you cannot find anything about next or break in
>> R is that they don't exist.
>Point of order, Mr. Chairman, but they ***do*** exist.  See e.g ?"next"
>(which actually takes you to the help for "Control Flow").
>> There are generally alternative ways to
>> accomplish the kinds of things you might want to accomplish without
>> them, and those alternatives often don't involve explicit loops at
>> all.
>Otherwise I concur with everything you say.

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