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More on Macros in R

Recently ran into something interesting in the R macros/quasi-quotation/substitution/syntax front: Romain Fran├žois: “.@_lionelhenry reveals planned double curly syntax At #satRdayParis as a possible replacement, addition to !! and enquo()” It appears !! is no longer the last word in substitution (it certainly wasn’t the first).

Playing With Pipe Notations

Recently Hadley Wickham prescribed pronouncing the magrittr pipe as “then” and using right-assignment as follows: I am not sure if it is a good or bad idea. But let’s play with it a bit, and perhaps readers can submit their experience and opinions in the comments section.