On Thu, 30 Mar 2006, Timothy Goddard wrote:

> May I ask what this is for? I've had to learn R recently after working
> with Ruby for a while and find myself thinking constantly "This would
> be much simpler if I could only use Ruby!". As far as I've worked out
> so far:
>
> R's advantages:
> Don't have to teach statisticians OO concepts.
> Specialised.

you really can subtract

> Fast matrix library.
> Inbuilt graphing.

because narray and gnuplot are very good.  narray is __very__ fast.

regards.

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