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Re: Deprecate cut()?

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: Deprecate cut()?
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 00:44:05 -0400

On  5-Apr-2010, forkandwait wrote:

| Who knows what the original author (Kurt Honick, I think)
| intended.... I am sure it wasn't to emulate R.

It was written by Kurt Hornik, and given that once he discovered R he
stopped working on Octave and started working on R, I wouldn't be
surprised if that's exactly why he wrote the function for Octave
(though probably to emulate S) or maybe just because he thought it was
a useful function.


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